A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.3331 West, latitude 42.5701 North, depth = 5 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:09:03 / 3:09 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 10:09:03 / September 10, 2017 @ 10:09 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000ajac. Event ids that are associated: us2000ajac.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 24 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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