A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 04:46:31 / 4:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -111.3962° West, 42.5712° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ajzq. Id of event: us2000ajzq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 11:46:31 / September 11, 2017 @ 11:46 am.
The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop).
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 thirteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 19 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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