A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.5354 West, latitude 42.654 North, depth = 5 km. Global time and date of event 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 13:06:47 / September 3, 2017 @ 1:06 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000af1e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000af1e. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:06:47 / 6:06 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pocatello, Preston (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 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 twenty-eight, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days thirty-two 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: 5 km E of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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