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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Soda Springs in Idaho



Earthquake location 42.6324S, -111.3881WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.3881° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.6324° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km E 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 16:49:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-03 17:18:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 25 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.44 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 294 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 0.25 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 119 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 us2000af5z Id of event.
Event Code 2000af5z An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000af5z, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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