A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 17:24:26 / November 1, 2017 @ 5:24 pm. Exact location of event, depth 9.48 km, -111.447° West, 42.608° North. The temblor was picked up at 10:24:26 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: uu60255812. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60255812. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.48 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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). Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 13 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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