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Minor earthquake, 3.14 mag has occurred near Soda Springs in Idaho



Earthquake location 42.5198333S, -111.4268333WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -111.4268333 West, latitude 42.5198333 North, depth = 7.41 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 02:57:53 / September 14, 2017 @ 2:57 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.41 km (5 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: uu60245167. Unique identifier: uu60245167. The 3.14-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:57:53 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston.

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 20 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.14 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.4268333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.5198333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.41 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 02:57:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-14 14:07:36 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 152 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 25 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 90 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 uu60245167 Id of event.
Event Code 60245167 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60245167, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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