A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The temblor was picked up at 16:55:30 / 4:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -111.416° West, 42.6368° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/09/17 / 2017-09-02 23:55:30 / September 2, 2017 @ 11:55 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000aeke. Event ids that are associated: us2000aeke. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chubbuck, Pocatello, Preston. Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Chubbuck (c. 13 900 pop), 71 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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