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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 19 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho



Earthquake location 42.5499S, -111.4105WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ak17. Unique identifier: us2000ak17. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:26:34 / 6:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4105 West, latitude 42.5499 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 13:26:34 / September 11, 2017 @ 1:26 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Chubbuck (c. 13 900 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from North Logan (c. 8 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chubbuck, North Logan, Pocatello (min 5000 pop).

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

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 19 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.4105° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.5499° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km 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 2017-09-11 13:26:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-11 13:51:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 12 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.21 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 318 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 0.046 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.49 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000ak17 Id of event.
Event Code 2000ak17 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ak17, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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