A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.6 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -111.4441667 West, latitude 42.6105 North, depth = 4.6 km. Id of earthquake: uu60239847. Event ids that are associated: uu60239847. Global time and date of event 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 08:30:23 / September 9, 2017 @ 8:30 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 01:30:23 / 1:30 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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