A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.77 km (4 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000agiz. Event ids that are associated: us2000agiz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -111.5234° West, 42.6118° North, depth 5.77 km. Global time and date of event 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 04:37:44 / September 6, 2017 @ 4:37 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:37:44 / 9:37 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Chubbuck (c. 13 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Blackfoot (c. 11 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from North Logan (c. 8 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close 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 North Logan, Blackfoot, Smithfield.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days seventy-eight, in the past 30 days seventy-eight and in the last 365 days eighty-two 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 8 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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