A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us2000asgp. Event ids that are associated: us2000asgp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.73 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 07:29:20 / 7:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -111.4287 West, latitude 42.5341 North, depth = 7.73 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/09/17 / 2017-09-21 14:29:20 / September 21, 2017 @ 2:29 pm.
The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, 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 has occurred nearby.
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