A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:33:53 / 12:33 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000alq6. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000alq6. Exact location, longitude -111.4507° West, latitude 42.6023° North, depth = 6.61 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.61 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 13/09/17 / 2017-09-13 19:33:53 / September 13, 2017 @ 7:33 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 13 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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