A 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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