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Light earthquake, 4.04 mag was detected near Soda Springs in Idaho

Earthquake location 42.5478333S, -111.3973333WA light earthquake magnitude 4.04 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The 4.04-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:53:10 / 7:53 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 7.29 km (5 miles). Id of earthquake: uu60013039. Event ids that are associated: uu60013039. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 02:53:10 / September 14, 2017 @ 2:53 am. Exact location of event, longitude -111.3973333 West, latitude 42.5478333 North, depth = 7.29 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Smithfield, Preston.

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 20 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.04 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.3973333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.5478333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km 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 2017-09-14 02:53:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-14 14:08:09 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 3.9 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 255 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network uu The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,uu, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 9 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05496 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 178 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 uu60013039 Id of event.
Event Code 60013039 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60013039, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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