A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Unique identifier: us1000b003. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60255812, us1000b003. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 17:24:26 / November 1, 2017 @ 5:24 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4276 West, latitude 42.5961 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:24:26 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 15 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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