A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -111.4493 West, latitude 42.662 North, depth = 5 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:29:25 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000afjr. Unique identifier: us2000afjr. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 12:29:25 / September 4, 2017 @ 12:29 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston. Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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