A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000ajjx. Event ids that are associated: us2000ajjx. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 18:39:29 / September 10, 2017 @ 6:39 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4116 West, latitude 42.5474 North, depth = 5 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:39:29 / 11:39 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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