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Minor earthquake 3.9 mag, 12 km E of Soda Springs, Idaho



Earthquake location 42.6567S, -111.4494WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4494 West, latitude 42.6567 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000afgs. Event ids that are associated: us2000afgs. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:55:07 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 07:55:07 / September 4, 2017 @ 7:55 am UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Chubbuck (c. 13 900 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chubbuck, Pocatello, Preston (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km E of Soda Springs, Idaho. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.4494° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.6567° 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 2017-09-04 07:55:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-04 08:10:31 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 4.04 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 234 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 0.279 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 24 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000afgs Id of event.
Event Code 2000afgs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000afgs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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