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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Soda Springs in Idaho



Earthquake location 42.6724S, -111.422WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Saturday. Unique identifier: us2000aenh. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aenh. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 01:27:58 / September 3, 2017 @ 1:27 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:27:58 / 6:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.422 West, latitude 42.6724 North, depth = 5 km.

Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 15 km E of Soda Springs, Idaho.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.422° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.6724° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 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 2017-09-03 01:27:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-03 02:12:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level 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 121 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 0.254 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000aenh Id of event.
Event Code 2000aenh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000aenh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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