A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Tuesday. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:12:21 / 1:12 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000afyn. Event ids that are associated: us2000afyn. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/17 / 2017-09-05 08:12:21 / September 5, 2017 @ 8:12 am. Exact location of earthquake, -111.433° West, 42.5975° North, depth 5 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days sixty-four, in the past 30 days sixty-four and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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