A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:32:47 / 3:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -111.4427° West, latitude 42.561° North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/17 / 2017-09-05 22:32:47 / September 5, 2017 @ 10:32 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000age2. Id of event: us2000age2.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days seventy, in the past 30 days seventy and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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