A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:01:30 / 4:01 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 23:01:30 / September 4, 2017 @ 11:01 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -111.5292 West, latitude 42.5951 North, depth = 5 km. Event id: us2000afpx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000afpx. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days seventy-two and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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