A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60257832. Id of event: uu60257832. Exact location of event, depth 2.05 km, -111.4451667° West, 42.6063333° North. The temblor was picked up at 02:17:12 / 2:17 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.05 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 16/11/17 / 2017-11-16 09:17:12 / November 16, 2017 @ 9:17 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). 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).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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