A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: uu60012959. Unique identifier: uu60012959. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.19 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 00:11:25 / September 3, 2017 @ 12:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4711667 West, latitude 42.6041667 North, depth = 3.19 km. The 3.02-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:11:25 / 5:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-one, in the last 10 days ninety-one, in the past 30 days ninety-one and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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