A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Exact location of event, longitude -111.4474 West, latitude 42.64 North, depth = 5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000aek8. Unique identifier: us2000aek8. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:26:19 / 4:26 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/09/17 / 2017-09-02 23:26:19 / September 2, 2017 @ 11:26 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km E of Soda Springs, Idaho. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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