A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/10/17 / 2017-10-16 23:01:21 / October 16, 2017 @ 11:01 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.31 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -111.4356 West, latitude 42.5488 North, depth = 11.31 km. Id of earthquake: us1000ataz. Event ids that are associated: uu60013364, us1000ataz. The temblor was reported at 16:01:21 / 4:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston. Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 18 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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