A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:09:04 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 07:09:04 / September 10, 2017 @ 7:09 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000aj7l. Unique identifier: us2000aj7l. Exact location, longitude -111.4241° West, latitude 42.558° North, depth = 5 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 18 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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