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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Soda Springs in Idaho

Earthquake location 42.5523S, -111.3863WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The temblor was reported at 02:36:32 / 2:36 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000ajxj. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ajxj. Exact location of event, longitude -111.3863 West, latitude 42.5523 North, depth = 7.57 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 09:36:32 / September 11, 2017 @ 9:36 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.57 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pocatello, Smithfield, Preston (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 21 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.3863° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.5523° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km ESE 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 2017-09-11 09:36:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-11 09:50:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.17 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 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 286 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 0.058 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 21 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 us2000ajxj Id of event.
Event Code 2000ajxj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ajxj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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