A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000agtf. Id of event: us2000agtf. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:09:17 / 5:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -111.4545° West, 42.6198° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 12:09:17 / September 6, 2017 @ 12:09 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days eighty-seven, in the past 30 days eighty-seven and in the last 365 days ninety-one 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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