A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.54 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -111.4419° West, 42.6025° North, depth 9.54 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:27:13 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 15:27:13 / September 19, 2017 @ 3:27 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000aqs7. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60247777, us2000aqs7.
Event epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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