A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -111.5388 West, latitude 42.6498 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: us2000aeve. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aeve. The temblor was picked up at 23:05:42 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 06:05:42 / September 3, 2017 @ 6:05 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chubbuck, Pocatello, Preston (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Chubbuck (c. 13 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 5 km E of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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