A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 21:22:23 / September 8, 2018 @ 9:22 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4855 West, latitude 42.6328 North, depth = 6.97 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.97 km (4 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:22:23 / 2:22 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hb70. Id of event: us2000hb70.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 10 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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