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Minor earthquake, 3.01 mag strikes near Preston in Idaho

Earthquake location 42.3196678S, -111.8164978WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Preston in Idaho. The temblor was reported at 21:27:49 / 9:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 13.69 km, -111.8164978° West, 42.3196678° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.69 km (9 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: uu60236012. Unique identifier: uu60236012. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 04:27:49 / September 6, 2017 @ 4:27 am.

Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Logan (c. 48 200 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from North Logan (c. 8 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Tremonton (c. 7 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hyrum (c. 7 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hyrum, Tremonton, Nibley.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days seventy-six, in the past 30 days seventy-six and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 25 km NNE of Preston, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.01 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.8164978° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.3196678° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km NNE of Preston, Idaho Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-06 04:27:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-06 04:31:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 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 automatic 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 139 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network uu The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,uu, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 17 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.5489 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 272 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 uu60236012 Id of event.
Event Code 60236012 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60236012, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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