A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 20:12:23 / September 4, 2017 @ 8:12 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -111.4759° West, 42.5972° North, depth 7.97 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000afme. Id of event: us2000afme. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.97 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 13:12:23 / 1:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pocatello, Preston.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days fifty 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.
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