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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag has occurred near Soda Springs in Idaho



Earthquake location 42.5753S, -111.4416WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.34 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:22:41 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4416 West, latitude 42.5753 North, depth = 5.34 km. Global time and date of event 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 08:22:41 / September 15, 2017 @ 8:22 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000an5j. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000an5j.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston. Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ninety-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.4416° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.5753° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km 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 2017-09-15 08:22:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-15 08:44:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.71 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 200 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 0.012 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 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 us2000an5j Id of event.
Event Code 2000an5j An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000an5j, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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