A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.24 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: uu60233637. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60233637. Exact location, longitude -111.4291667° West, latitude 42.581° North, depth = 4.24 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:17:32 / 4:17 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 23:17:32 / September 4, 2017 @ 11:17 pm.
The epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-four, 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 16 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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