A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:11:37 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -111.4846° West, 42.6417° North. Global time and date of event 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 02:11:37 / September 3, 2017 @ 2:11 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000aep2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aep2.
The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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