A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:49:17 / 9:49 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000af5z. Event ids that are associated: us2000af5z. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 16:49:17 / September 3, 2017 @ 4:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.3881 West, latitude 42.6324 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pocatello, Preston (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 17 km E of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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