A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Unique identifier: uu60239412. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60239412. Exact location of event, longitude -111.4216667 West, latitude 42.5586667 North, depth = 7.83 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 19:39:17 / September 8, 2017 @ 7:39 pm. The 2.93-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:39:17 / 12:39 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.83 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days one hundred and two, in the past 30 days one hundred and two and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. 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: 18 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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