A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The temblor was reported at 21:22:02 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4317 West, latitude 42.6419 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 04:22:02 / September 3, 2017 @ 4:22 am. Id of earthquake: us2000aet9. Event ids that are associated: us2000aet9.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 14 km E of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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