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Minor earthquake: M3.7 quake has struck near Soda Springs in Idaho



Earthquake location 42.5716S, -111.4153WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 8.12 km, -111.4153° West, 42.5716° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000anyv. Id of event: us2000anyv. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/09/17 / 2017-09-16 05:20:56 / September 16, 2017 @ 5:20 am. The temblor was detected at 22:20:56 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.12 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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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: 18 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 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.4153° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.5716° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km 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 2017-09-16 05:20:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-16 05:47:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 11 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.5 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 214 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 0.03 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000anyv Id of event.
Event Code 2000anyv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000anyv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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