A minor earthquake magnitude 3.46 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.18 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 17:41:24 / 5:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 3.18 km, -111.455° West, 42.6233333° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 00:41:24 / September 3, 2017 @ 12:41 am. All ids that are associated to the event: uu60012969. Unique identifier: uu60012969.
Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-four, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days ninety-four and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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: 12 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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