A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -111.4196 West, latitude 42.5522 North, depth = 11.63 km. Unique identifier: us2000ajgc. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ajgc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.63 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:38:17 / 7:38 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 14:38:17 / September 10, 2017 @ 2:38 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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