A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Friday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:21:57 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000anrz. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000anrz. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 21:21:57 / September 15, 2017 @ 9:21 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4329 West, latitude 42.6092 North, depth = 6.03 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.03 km (4 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 68 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.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eighty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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