A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.477 West, latitude 42.6101 North, depth = 5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000aenu. Unique identifier: us2000aenu. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 01:54:29 / September 3, 2017 @ 1:54 am. The temblor was detected at 18:54:29 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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