A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Exact location, longitude -111.4615° West, latitude 42.6163333° North, depth = 5.97 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 00:47:03 / September 3, 2017 @ 12:47 am. Unique identifier: uu60229267. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60229267. The temblor was detected at 17:47:03 / 5:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.97 km (4 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearby 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.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eighty, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-five 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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