A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, southern Idaho kilometers (0 miles) from southern Idaho. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.98 km (1 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -111.4447 West, latitude 42.6568 North, depth = 1.98 km. Unique identifier: us2000ahy5. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ahy5. The temblor was reported at 07:31:19 / 7:31 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 07:31:19 / September 8, 2017 @ 7:31 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ninety-nine, in the past 30 days ninety-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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