A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 22:10:48 / September 4, 2017 @ 10:10 pm. Id of earthquake: uu60013194. Event ids that are associated: uu60013194. The temblor was picked up at 15:10:48 / 3:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.98 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4886667 West, latitude 42.6716667 North, depth = 5.98 km.
Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 9 km ENE of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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