A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000aeug. Unique identifier: us2000aeug. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -111.4068° West, 42.6443° North. Global time and date of event 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 05:40:56 / September 3, 2017 @ 5:40 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 22:40:56 / 10:40 pm (local time epicenter). 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. The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 16 km E of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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