A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us2000agt2. Event ids that are associated: us2000agt2. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 11:41:47 / September 6, 2017 @ 11:41 am. Exact location of earthquake, -111.4411° West, 42.6076° North, depth 5 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:41:47 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 14 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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