A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Event id: us2000ag6h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60229212, us2000ag6h. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:19:45 / 5:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -111.4423° West, latitude 42.6084° North, depth = 4.28 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 00:19:45 / September 3, 2017 @ 12:19 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.28 km (3 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty, 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-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. 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: 14 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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