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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 16 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho

Earthquake location 42.5709S, -111.4373WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The temblor was reported at 04:12:39 / 4:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -111.4373° West, 42.5709° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ajbt. Unique identifier: us2000ajbt. Global time and date of event 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 11:12:39 / September 10, 2017 @ 11:12 am UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chubbuck, Pocatello, Smithfield (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Chubbuck (c. 13 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventeen, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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: 16 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.4373° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.5709° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km SE 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 2017-09-10 11:12:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-10 11:24:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 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 green 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 287 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 0.018 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000ajbt Id of event.
Event Code 2000ajbt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ajbt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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