A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Wednesday. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:18:47 / 4:18 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 11:18:47 / September 6, 2017 @ 11:18 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -111.4529° West, 42.571° North. Unique identifier: us2000agsm. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000agsm.
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). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days eighty-six, in the past 30 days eighty-six and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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