A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/09/17 / 2017-09-05 02:28:31 / September 5, 2017 @ 2:28 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.5309 West, latitude 42.6085 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:28:31 / 7:28 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000afu4. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000afu4.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pocatello, Preston (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 64 km (40 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 seventeen, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days sixty 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. 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. 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 SE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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