A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The temblor was picked up at 17:38:14 / 5:38 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 00:38:14 / September 3, 2017 @ 12:38 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.82 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aell. Id of event: us2000aell. Exact location of event, depth 2.82 km, -111.3643° West, 42.582° North.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (43 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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