A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.86 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -111.4344 West, latitude 42.5662 North, depth = 7.86 km. Id of earthquake: us1000aubf. Event ids that are associated: uu60254027, us1000aubf. The temblor was picked up at 13:30:10 / 1:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/17 / 2017-10-19 20:30:10 / October 19, 2017 @ 8:30 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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