A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:15:27 / 9:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 4.8 km, -111.4431° West, 42.6149° North. Id of earthquake: us2000ary5. Event ids that are associated: uu60247832, us2000ary5. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.8 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 16:15:27 / September 19, 2017 @ 4:15 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fifty-five, 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 struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 13 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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