A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000agbd. Unique identifier: us2000agbd. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:54:15 / 1:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -111.4192° West, 42.5648° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/17 / 2017-09-05 20:54:15 / September 5, 2017 @ 8:54 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pocatello, Smithfield, Preston (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days sixty-six, in the past 30 days sixty-six and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 18 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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