A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:23:20 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.69 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/09/17 / 2017-09-20 08:23:20 / September 20, 2017 @ 8:23 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -111.4288° West, latitude 42.5861° North, depth = 7.69 km. Id of earthquake: us2000ari7. Event ids that are associated: uu60248117, us2000ari7.
Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fifty-four, 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 have been detected in the same area. 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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