A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.67 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 6.67 km, -111.4637° West, 42.6587° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 00:13:00 / September 3, 2017 @ 12:13 am. Event id: us2000ah6j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60229197, us2000ah6j. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:13:00 / 5:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston. Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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