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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 11 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho

Earthquake location 42.6278S, -111.4734WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Unique identifier: us2000aelm. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aelm. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 00:39:48 / September 3, 2017 @ 12:39 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.59 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 17:39:48 / 5:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -111.4734° West, 42.6278° North, depth 8.59 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chubbuck, Pocatello, Preston (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Chubbuck (c. 13 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 11 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.4734° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.6278° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-03 00:39:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-03 00:50:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 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 259 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 0.307 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 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 us2000aelm Id of event.
Event Code 2000aelm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000aelm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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