A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ahg2. Id of event: us2000ahg2. Exact location of event, longitude -111.4083 West, latitude 42.5632 North, depth = 5.36 km. The temblor was detected at 05:13:39 / 5:13 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/09/17 / 2017-09-07 12:13:39 / September 7, 2017 @ 12:13 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.36 km (3 miles).
Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Smithfield, Preston.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days ninety-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. 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: 19 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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