A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -111.4298° West, 42.5768° North. Global time and date of event 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 16:26:54 / September 6, 2017 @ 4:26 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000agyd. Id of event: us2000agyd. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:26:54 / 9:26 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days ninety-six and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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