A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ajad. Unique identifier: us2000ajad. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 10:11:57 / September 10, 2017 @ 10:11 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:11:57 / 3:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -111.4733° West, latitude 42.5844° North, depth = 5 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston. Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 13 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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