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Minor earthquake 3.1 mag, 12 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho



Earthquake location 42.6225S, -111.4645WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 11:22:24 / September 8, 2017 @ 11:22 am. All ids that are associated to the event: uu60239197, us2000ai0r. Unique identifier: us2000ai0r. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.36 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -111.4645° West, latitude 42.6225° North, depth = 8.36 km. The temblor was detected at 04:22:24 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 12 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.4645° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.6225° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km 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 2017-09-08 11:22:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-12 12:14:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.5 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 149 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 ,uu,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 0.02 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 us2000ai0r Id of event.
Event Code 2000ai0r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60239197,us2000ai0r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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