A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.53 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4169 West, latitude 42.6349 North, depth = 6.53 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:12:38 / 8:12 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000af3x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000af3x. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 15:12:38 / September 3, 2017 @ 3:12 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-nine, in the last 10 days eighty-nine, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 15 km E of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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