A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/12/18 / 2018-12-26 21:30:07 / December 26, 2018 @ 9:30 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000ixth. Event ids that are associated: us2000ixth. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:30:07 / 2:30 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.26 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -111.4525° West, 42.5605° North, depth 16.26 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearby 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).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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