A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 00:47:03 / September 3, 2017 @ 12:47 am. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -111.4579° West, 42.5977° North. Unique identifier: us2000ankr. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60229267, us2000ankr. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:47:03 / 5:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eighty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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