A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/09/17 / 2017-09-05 01:32:39 / September 5, 2017 @ 1:32 am. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:32:39 / 6:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -111.4801 West, latitude 42.5996 North, depth = 5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000afsu. Id of event: us2000afsu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Chubbuck (c. 13 900 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Smithfield, Chubbuck, Pocatello.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fifty-three, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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