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Minor earthquake, 3.48 mag has occurred near Preston in Idaho

Earthquake location 42.211834S, -111.8131638WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.48 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Preston in Idaho on Saturday. Event id: uu60229407. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60229407. The temblor was picked up at 19:14:21 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 02:14:21 / September 3, 2017 @ 2:14 am. The epicenter was at a depth of -3.35 km (-2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.8131638 West, latitude 42.211834 North, depth = -3.35 km.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brigham City, Hyrum, Tremonton. Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Logan (c. 48 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Brigham City (c. 17 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from North Logan (c. 8 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Tremonton (c. 7 600 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km NNE of Preston, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.48 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.8131638° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.211834° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -3.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NNE of Preston, 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 02:14:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-03 02:27:35 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 4.91 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 automatic 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 186 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network uu The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,uu, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 12 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.622 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.44 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 316 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 uu60229407 Id of event.
Event Code 60229407 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60229407, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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