A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -111.4268333 West, latitude 42.5198333 North, depth = 7.41 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 02:57:53 / September 14, 2017 @ 2:57 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.41 km (5 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: uu60245167. Unique identifier: uu60245167. The 3.14-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:57:53 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three 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.
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