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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Soda Springs in Idaho



Earthquake location 42.5924S, -111.429WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000afyp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000afyp. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/17 / 2017-09-05 08:13:16 / September 5, 2017 @ 8:13 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -111.429° West, 42.5924° North, depth 5 km. The temblor was detected at 01:13:16 / 1:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chubbuck, Smithfield, Pocatello. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 92 km (57 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).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 15 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.429° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.5924° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km ESE 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 2017-09-05 08:13:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-05 08:32:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 12 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.37 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 289 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 0.297 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 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 mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000afyp Id of event.
Event Code 2000afyp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000afyp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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