A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Exact location of event, longitude -111.4411 West, latitude 42.5539 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 07:51:10 / September 8, 2017 @ 7:51 am. The temblor was picked up at 00:51:10 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000ahyf. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ahyf.
The epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days one hundred and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 17 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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