A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 11:22:24 / September 8, 2017 @ 11:22 am. All ids that are associated to the event: uu60239197, us2000ai0r. Unique identifier: us2000ai0r. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.36 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -111.4645° West, latitude 42.6225° North, depth = 8.36 km. The temblor was detected at 04:22:24 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-nine, 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 has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 12 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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