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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag has occurred near Soda Springs in Idaho



Earthquake location 42.6027S, -111.452WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Monday. The temblor was reported at 17:34:41 / 5:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -111.452 West, latitude 42.6027 North, depth = 5 km. Unique identifier: us2000afs4. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000afs4. Global time and date of event 05/09/17 / 2017-09-05 00:34:41 / September 5, 2017 @ 12:34 am UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pocatello, Preston (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 13 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.452° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.6027° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km 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 00:34:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-05 00:57:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.93 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 223 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 0.306 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000afs4 Id of event.
Event Code 2000afs4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000afs4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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