A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Thursday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:04:44 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -111.4191° West, latitude 42.5686° North, depth = 11.52 km. Event id: us2000asr5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000asr5. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/09/17 / 2017-09-21 20:04:44 / September 21, 2017 @ 8:04 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.52 km (7 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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