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Minor earthquake: M3.7 quake has struck near Soda Springs in Idaho



Earthquake location 42.6614S, -111.4574WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Saturday. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:04:37 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000aeun. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aeun. Exact location of earthquake, -111.4574° West, 42.6614° North, depth 5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 06:04:37 / September 3, 2017 @ 6:04 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pocatello, Preston (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).

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

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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: 12 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 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.4574° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.6614° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km 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 06:04:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-03 06:20:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.82 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 212 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 0.282 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 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 us2000aeun Id of event.
Event Code 2000aeun An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000aeun, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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