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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Soda Springs in Idaho



Earthquake location 42.6417S, -111.4444WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 17:41:40 / September 3, 2017 @ 5:41 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.08 km (4 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:41:40 / 10:41 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000af79. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000af79. Exact location, longitude -111.4444° West, latitude 42.6417° North, depth = 7.08 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackfoot, Smithfield, Chubbuck. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Chubbuck (c. 13 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Blackfoot (c. 11 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km E of Soda Springs, Idaho. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.4444° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.6417° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km 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 17:41:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-03 17:55:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 24 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.54 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 320 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 0.282 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 120 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 us2000af79 Id of event.
Event Code 2000af79 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000af79, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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