A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.3939 West, latitude 42.6386 North, depth = 5 km. Unique identifier: us2000aenl. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aenl. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 01:38:13 / September 3, 2017 @ 1:38 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:38:13 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km E of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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