A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:07:14 / 7:07 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ahu8. Id of event: us2000ahu8. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 02:07:14 / September 8, 2017 @ 2:07 am. Exact location of earthquake, -111.4571° West, 42.6262° North, depth 5 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days ninety-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 12 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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