A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -111.4396 West, latitude 42.631 North, depth = 5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aet7. Id of event: us2000aet7. The temblor was picked up at 21:17:21 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 04:17:21 / September 3, 2017 @ 4:17 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). 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).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km E of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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