A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Saturday. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:31:53 / 5:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5.97 km, -111.4435° West, 42.6185° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 00:31:53 / September 3, 2017 @ 12:31 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.97 km (4 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60229237. Id of event: uu60229237.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 68 km (42 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 one hundred and six, in the last 10 days one hundred and six, in the past 30 days one hundred and six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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