A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Unique identifier: uu60248117. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60248117. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.27 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4266667 West, latitude 42.5853333 North, depth = 7.27 km. The temblor was reported at 01:23:20 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/09/17 / 2017-09-20 08:23:20 / September 20, 2017 @ 8:23 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
Did you feel anything?
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: 16 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.