A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60238427, us2000akug. Id of event: us2000akug. Exact location of event, depth 5.78 km, -111.4341° West, 42.5798° North. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:19:07 / 5:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/09/17 / 2017-09-07 12:19:07 / September 7, 2017 @ 12:19 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.78 km (4 miles).
The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 fifty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 16 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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