A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 04:11:54 / September 3, 2017 @ 4:11 am. Unique identifier: us2000aesv. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aesv. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:11:54 / 9:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.3885 West, latitude 42.6581 North, depth = 5 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km E of Soda Springs, Idaho. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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