A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Saturday. Unique identifier: us2000aenh. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aenh. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 01:27:58 / September 3, 2017 @ 1:27 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:27:58 / 6:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.422 West, latitude 42.6724 North, depth = 5 km.
Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km E of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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