A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Thursday. Global time and date of event 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 17:28:26 / September 14, 2017 @ 5:28 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.27 km (5 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000amw9. Event ids that are associated: us2000amw9. Exact location of earthquake, -111.434° West, 42.5971° North, depth 8.27 km. The temblor was reported at 10:28:26 / 10:28 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days one hundred and eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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