A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Monday. Exact location, longitude -111.4237° West, latitude 42.5673° North, depth = 7.37 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ajxv. Id of event: us2000ajxv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.37 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 02:46:04 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 09:46:04 / September 11, 2017 @ 9:46 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 17 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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