A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 07:51:08 / September 6, 2017 @ 7:51 am. The temblor was detected at 00:51:08 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4458 West, latitude 42.588 North, depth = 1.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.4 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000agmp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000agmp.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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-two, in the past 30 days eighty-two and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 14 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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