A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.79 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:32:07 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000aqlh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000aqlh. Exact location, longitude -111.423° West, latitude 42.5466° North, depth = 11.79 km. Global time and date of event 12/10/17 / 2017-10-12 05:32:07 / October 12, 2017 @ 5:32 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 62 km (39 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days two hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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