A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4143 West, latitude 42.5729 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was detected at 18:00:16 / 6:00 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 01:00:16 / September 6, 2017 @ 1:00 am. Unique identifier: us2000aggh. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aggh.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston. Close 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days seventy-four, in the past 30 days seventy-four and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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