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Minor earthquake, 3 mag has occurred near Soda Springs in Idaho



Earthquake location 42.6643S, -111.4852WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000aewk. Event ids that are associated: us2000aewk. Exact location of event, longitude -111.4852 West, latitude 42.6643 North, depth = 5 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:00:07 / 12:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 07:00:07 / September 3, 2017 @ 7:00 am.

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

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 9 km E of Soda Springs, Idaho.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.4852° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.6643° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km 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 07:00:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-03 07:57:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 139 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 0.301 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.36 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 147 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 us2000aewk Id of event.
Event Code 2000aewk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000aewk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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