A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Unique identifier: us2000agry. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000agry. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 10:14:45 / September 6, 2017 @ 10:14 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -111.4686 West, latitude 42.6415 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was detected at 03:14:45 / 3:14 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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