A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Wednesday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:57:53 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.42 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -111.4212 West, latitude 42.5232 North, depth = 8.42 km. All ids that are associated to the event: uu60245167, us2000amd0. Unique identifier: us2000amd0. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 02:57:53 / September 14, 2017 @ 2:57 am.
Epicenter of the event was 60 km (38 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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