A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.27 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -111.449° West, 42.612° North, depth 14.27 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000agjd. Id of event: us2000agjd. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 04:46:57 / September 6, 2017 @ 4:46 am UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:46:57 / 9:46 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-seven, 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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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