A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 07:10:52 / September 3, 2017 @ 7:10 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -111.5068° West, 42.6363° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:10:52 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000aewq. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aewq.
Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 8 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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