A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4779 West, latitude 42.6093 North, depth = 5 km. Id of earthquake: us2000afvi. Event ids that are associated: us2000afvi. The temblor was picked up at 20:38:51 / 8:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/17 / 2017-09-05 03:38:51 / September 5, 2017 @ 3:38 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days fifty-nine, in the past 30 days fifty-nine and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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