A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000am2z. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000am2z. The temblor was reported at 19:53:11 / 7:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -111.4618° West, 42.5096° North, depth 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 02:53:11 / September 14, 2017 @ 2:53 am.
The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from North Logan (c. 8 300 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pocatello, North Logan, Smithfield (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one hundred and ten, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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