A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.53 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -111.4764° West, 42.612° North, depth 6.53 km. The temblor was reported at 08:33:53 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 15:33:53 / September 11, 2017 @ 3:33 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ak58. Unique identifier: us2000ak58.
Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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