A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/10/17 / 2017-10-16 23:01:21 / October 16, 2017 @ 11:01 pm. Exact location of event, depth 7.91 km, -111.416° West, 42.5533333° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.91 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: uu60013364. Event ids that are associated: uu60013364. The temblor was detected at 16:01:21 / 4:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 19 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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