A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.62 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -111.451° West, 42.6168° North, depth 10.62 km. The temblor was reported at 17:31:53 / 5:31 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000aifh. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60229237, us2000aifh. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 00:31:53 / September 3, 2017 @ 12:31 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seventy-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 13 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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