A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.67 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000afeu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000afeu. Exact location of earthquake, -111.4244° West, 42.5882° North, depth 3.67 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 23:17:09 / 11:17 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 06:17:09 / September 4, 2017 @ 6:17 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Chubbuck (c. 13 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chubbuck, Smithfield, Pocatello (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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. 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: 16 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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