A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 08:34:58 / September 9, 2017 @ 8:34 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.74 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000avsk. Event ids that are associated: us2000avsk. Exact location of event, longitude -111.4224 West, latitude 42.5665 North, depth = 6.74 km. The temblor was detected at 01:34:58 / 1:34 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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