A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.69 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10.69 km, -111.434° West, 42.544° North. Global time and date of event 17/09/17 / 2017-09-17 15:59:58 / September 17, 2017 @ 3:59 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 08:59:58 / 8:59 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000apj0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000apj0.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days sixty-four, 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 has occurred nearby.
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