A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -111.5153 West, latitude 42.6788 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000aj4m. Event ids that are associated: us2000aj4m. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 02:00:33 / September 10, 2017 @ 2:00 am. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:00:33 / 7:00 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pocatello, Preston (min 5000 pop).
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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. 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: 7 km ENE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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