A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Id of earthquake: us2000aepg. Event ids that are associated: us2000aepg. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:29:23 / 7:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.12 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -111.4808° West, latitude 42.6315° North, depth = 6.12 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 02:29:23 / September 3, 2017 @ 2:29 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Smithfield, Chubbuck, Pocatello (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Chubbuck (c. 13 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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