A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.48 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Preston in Idaho on Saturday. Event id: uu60229407. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60229407. The temblor was picked up at 19:14:21 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 02:14:21 / September 3, 2017 @ 2:14 am. The epicenter was at a depth of -3.35 km (-2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.8131638 West, latitude 42.211834 North, depth = -3.35 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brigham City, Hyrum, Tremonton. Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Logan (c. 48 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Brigham City (c. 17 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from North Logan (c. 8 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Tremonton (c. 7 600 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km NNE of Preston, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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