A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 03:15:01 / September 3, 2017 @ 3:15 am. The temblor was picked up at 20:15:01 / 8:15 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aeqx. Id of event: us2000aeqx. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4113 West, latitude 42.6547 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km E of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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