A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Exact location, longitude -111.4623° West, latitude 42.5875° North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000agpu. Event ids that are associated: us2000agpu. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:32:42 / 1:32 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 08:32:42 / September 6, 2017 @ 8:32 am.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-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 eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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