A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:49:42 / 1:49 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000d6fn. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60271832, us2000d6fn. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/02/18 / 2018-02-22 08:49:42 / February 22, 2018 @ 8:49 am. Exact location, longitude -111.46° West, latitude 42.5847° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston. Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty 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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