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Minor earthquake: M3.6 quake has struck near Soda Springs in Idaho



Earthquake location 42.6691S, -111.4449WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 04:23:22 / 4:23 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000af06. Unique identifier: us2000af06. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -111.4449° West, 42.6691° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 11:23:22 / September 3, 2017 @ 11:23 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pocatello, Preston. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 13 km E of Soda Springs, Idaho.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.4449° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.6691° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km 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 11:23:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-03 12:16:24 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 3.66 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 199 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 0.271 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 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 us2000af06 Id of event.
Event Code 2000af06 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000af06, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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