A minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 17:50:03 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -111.5416667° West, 42.6698333° North, depth 8.32 km. All ids that are associated to the event: uu60229277. Unique identifier: uu60229277. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.32 km (5 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 00:50:03 / September 3, 2017 @ 12:50 am.
The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pocatello, Preston (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and seven, in the last 10 days two hundred and seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve 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: 5 km ENE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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