A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ah55. Unique identifier: us2000ah55. Exact location of event, longitude -111.4704 West, latitude 42.6045 North, depth = 7.43 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:23:57 / 1:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.43 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 20:23:57 / September 6, 2017 @ 8:23 pm.
The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearby 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).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days ninety-six and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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