A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/17 / 2017-10-19 20:39:11 / October 19, 2017 @ 8:39 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.05 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.09-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:39:11 / 1:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.428 West, latitude 42.5703333 North, depth = 6.05 km. All ids that are associated to the event: uu60254037. Unique identifier: uu60254037.
The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). 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.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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