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Minor earthquake, 2.88 mag has occurred near Soda Springs in Idaho



Earthquake location 42.6413333S, -111.449WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.38 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: uu60247457. Event ids that are associated: uu60247457. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 19:32:24 / September 18, 2017 @ 7:32 pm. Exact location, longitude -111.449° West, latitude 42.6413333° North, depth = 6.38 km. The temblor was reported at 12:32:24 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 12 km E of Soda Springs, Idaho.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.88 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.449° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.6413333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km E 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 2017-09-18 19:32:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-19 15:25:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 128 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 29 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.007543 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 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 uu60247457 Id of event.
Event Code 60247457 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60247457, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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