A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 22:47:12 / September 4, 2017 @ 10:47 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000afpl. Id of event: us2000afpl. The temblor was detected at 15:47:12 / 3:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -111.365 West, latitude 42.5321 North, depth = 5 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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