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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Soda Springs in Idaho

Earthquake location 42.5564S, -111.448WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 09:47:11 / September 10, 2017 @ 9:47 am. Exact location of earthquake, -111.448° West, 42.5564° North, depth 5 km. Unique identifier: us2000aj9i. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aj9i. The temblor was detected at 02:47:11 / 2:47 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Logan (c. 48 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Chubbuck (c. 13 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from North Logan (c. 8 300 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Providence (c. 7 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Providence, Logan, North Logan.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 16 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.448° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.5564° 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 09:47:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-10 09:57:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 10 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.3 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 344 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 0.029 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.61 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 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 us2000aj9i Id of event.
Event Code 2000aj9i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000aj9i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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