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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag was detected near Soda Springs in Idaho



Earthquake location 42.6548S, -111.4122WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 19:34:54 / 7:34 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -111.4122° West, 42.6548° North, depth 5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ajt5. Id of event: us2000ajt5. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 02:34:54 / September 11, 2017 @ 2:34 am.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km E of Soda Springs, Idaho. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.4122° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.6548° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km E 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 02:34:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-11 03:10:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 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 129 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 0.036 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 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 us2000ajt5 Id of event.
Event Code 2000ajt5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ajt5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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