A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:39:17 / 12:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -111.4178 West, latitude 42.5624 North, depth = 7.33 km. Unique identifier: us2000aib3. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60239412, us2000aib3. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.33 km (5 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 19:39:17 / September 8, 2017 @ 7:39 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston. Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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