A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Monday. The temblor was reported at 17:34:41 / 5:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -111.452 West, latitude 42.6027 North, depth = 5 km. Unique identifier: us2000afs4. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000afs4. Global time and date of event 05/09/17 / 2017-09-05 00:34:41 / September 5, 2017 @ 12:34 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pocatello, Preston (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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