A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The temblor was reported at 01:23:04 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 08:23:04 / September 9, 2017 @ 8:23 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4191 West, latitude 42.5613 North, depth = 7.37 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.37 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000aiq7. Event ids that are associated: us2000aiq7.
Epicenter of the event was 91 km (56 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pocatello, Smithfield, Preston (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days one hundred and eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light 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. 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 SE of Soda Springs, Idaho.
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