A 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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