A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -111.4964 West, latitude 42.595 North, depth = 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 11:43:15 / September 3, 2017 @ 11:43 am. The temblor was detected at 04:43:15 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000af08. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000af08.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 11 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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