A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Unique identifier: us2000aepa. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aepa. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -111.4771° West, 42.6679° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 02:16:04 / September 3, 2017 @ 2:16 am. The temblor was detected at 19:16:04 / 7:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 72 km (44 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 10 km E of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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