A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 14:28:12 / 2:28 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.22 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -111.4509° West, 42.5792° North, depth 6.22 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 21:28:12 / September 10, 2017 @ 9:28 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000ajp8. Event ids that are associated: us2000ajp8.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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