A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Id of earthquake: us2000agtv. Event ids that are associated: us2000agtv. The temblor was reported at 05:42:21 / 5:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -111.3836° West, 42.5423° North, depth 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 12:42:21 / September 6, 2017 @ 12:42 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 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 occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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