A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -111.4664 West, latitude 42.6175 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:52:54 / 2:52 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000agrm. Unique identifier: us2000agrm. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 09:52:54 / September 6, 2017 @ 9:52 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 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 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 12 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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