A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -111.4309 West, latitude 42.6066 North, depth = 5 km. Global time and date of event 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 00:11:25 / September 3, 2017 @ 12:11 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 17:11:25 / 5:11 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: uu60012959, us2000ah5y. Unique identifier: us2000ah5y. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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