A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 12:52:59 / September 14, 2017 @ 12:52 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.74 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4339 West, latitude 42.5276 North, depth = 8.74 km. Id of earthquake: us2000ambm. Event ids that are associated: us2000ambm. The temblor was reported at 05:52:59 / 5:52 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and eleven, 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 has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 19 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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