A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location, longitude -111.4718° West, latitude 42.6155° North, depth = 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 17:07:33 / September 3, 2017 @ 5:07 pm. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:07:33 / 10:07 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000af6m. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000af6m.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 11 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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