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Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Soda Springs in Idaho



Earthquake location 42.5096S, -111.4618WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.4618° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.5096° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 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 2017-09-14 02:53:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-14 03:29:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.21 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 248 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 0.075 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.49 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 34 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000am2z Id of event.
Event Code 2000am2z An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000am2z, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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