A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 18:08:42 / 6:08 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -111.4465° West, 42.5479° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60235627, us2000aggl. Id of event: us2000aggl. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 01:08:42 / September 6, 2017 @ 1:08 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days seventy-four, in the past 30 days seventy-four and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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