A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 01:10:37 / September 3, 2017 @ 1:10 am. Id of earthquake: us2000aemw. Event ids that are associated: us2000aemw. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -111.4756° West, 42.6022° North. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:10:37 / 6:10 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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