A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.3932 West, latitude 42.5682 North, depth = 5 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:05:38 / 7:05 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/09/17 / 2017-09-05 02:05:38 / September 5, 2017 @ 2:05 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aftn. Id of event: us2000aftn. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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