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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag was detected near Soda Springs in Idaho



Earthquake location 42.6419S, -111.4317WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The temblor was reported at 21:22:02 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4317 West, latitude 42.6419 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 04:22:02 / September 3, 2017 @ 4:22 am. Id of earthquake: us2000aet9. Event ids that are associated: us2000aet9.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km E of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.4317° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.6419° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km 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 04:22:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-03 05:05:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 9 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 181 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 0.273 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 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 us2000aet9 Id of event.
Event Code 2000aet9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000aet9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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