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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake strikes near Ponderay in Idaho

Earthquake location 48.2503S, -116.3514WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (mg/mb) has striked on Thursday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Ponderay in Idaho. The temblor was reported at 22:43:35 / 10:43 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time of event 24/04/15 / 2015-04-24 05:43:35 / April 24, 2015 @ 5:43 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -116.3514 West, latitude 48.2503 North, depth 5 km, unique identifier, us200028ri.

Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Spokane Valley (c. 89 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Coeur d’Alene (c. 44 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Post Falls (c. 27 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hayden (c. 13 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Veradale (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Veradale, Spokane Valley, Mead.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.3514° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 48.2503° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km ESE of Ponderay, Idaho Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-04-24 05:43:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-04-24 06:02:34 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 228 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.28 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 353 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.515 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us200028ri Id of event.
Event Code 200028ri An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200028ri, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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