A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.38 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: uu60247457. Event ids that are associated: uu60247457. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 19:32:24 / September 18, 2017 @ 7:32 pm. Exact location, longitude -111.449° West, latitude 42.6413333° North, depth = 6.38 km. The temblor was reported at 12:32:24 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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