A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Exact location, longitude -111.5275° West, latitude 42.6565° North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:17:13 / 5:17 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000aekv. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aekv. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 00:17:13 / September 3, 2017 @ 12:17 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Chubbuck (c. 13 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chubbuck, Pocatello, Preston (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km E of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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