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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Soda Springs in Idaho



Earthquake location 42.5648S, -111.4192WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.4192° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.5648° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km 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 20:54:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-05 21:14:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 11 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.48 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 288 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 0.309 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 12 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000agbd Id of event.
Event Code 2000agbd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000agbd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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