A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event id: us2000aiur. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aiur. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:27:20 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 08:27:20 / September 9, 2017 @ 8:27 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4408 West, latitude 42.5673 North, depth = 5 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Smithfield, Preston (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days one hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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