A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -111.4576° West, latitude 42.5764° North, depth = 5 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:29:19 / 6:29 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 13:29:19 / September 6, 2017 @ 1:29 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000agum. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000agum.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 64 km (39 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop).
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 was reported nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 14 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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