A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000apfd. Unique identifier: us2000apfd. The temblor was picked up at 23:13:21 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/09/17 / 2017-09-17 06:13:21 / September 17, 2017 @ 6:13 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4531 West, latitude 42.5908 North, depth = 5.17 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.17 km (3 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston. Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days sixty-six, 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 struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. 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: 14 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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