A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 08:19:52 / September 6, 2017 @ 8:19 am. Id of earthquake: us2000agp7. Event ids that are associated: us2000agp7. The temblor was picked up at 01:19:52 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -111.4223° West, latitude 42.5902° North, depth = 5 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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