A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -111.3986° West, 42.6385° North, depth 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 00:05:24 / September 4, 2017 @ 12:05 am. The temblor was picked up at 17:05:24 / 5:05 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000afc9. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000afc9.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event 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).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 16 km E of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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