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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Soda Springs in Idaho



Earthquake location 42.6368S, -111.416WA 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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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 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 -111.416° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.6368° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km 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 2017-09-02 23:55:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-03 00:20:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.91 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 285 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 0.265 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 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 us2000aeke Id of event.
Event Code 2000aeke An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000aeke, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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