A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.9 km (2 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000afrz. Id of event: us2000afrz. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.3876 West, latitude 42.5511 North, depth = 2.9 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/17 / 2017-09-05 00:25:18 / September 5, 2017 @ 12:25 am. The temblor was detected at 17:25:18 / 5:25 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, 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 has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 21 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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