A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4852 West, latitude 42.599 North, depth = 5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000akgp. Id of event: us2000akgp. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:00:25 / 5:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 00:00:25 / September 12, 2017 @ 12:00 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston (min 5000 pop). Close 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, 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 was reported nearby.
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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: 11 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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