A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Event id: us2000awzp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60229277, us2000awzp. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:50:03 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.19 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -111.4641 West, latitude 42.6324 North, depth = 8.19 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 00:50:03 / September 3, 2017 @ 12:50 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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