A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 20:17:28 / September 4, 2017 @ 8:17 pm. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:17:28 / 1:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -111.5133° West, latitude 42.6377° North, depth = 5 km. Event id: us2000afmg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000afmg. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston. Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 7 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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