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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag strikes near Soda Springs in Idaho

Earthquake location 42.6025S, -111.4419WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.54 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -111.4419° West, 42.6025° North, depth 9.54 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:27:13 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 15:27:13 / September 19, 2017 @ 3:27 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000aqs7. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60247777, us2000aqs7.

Event epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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: 14 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.4419° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.6025° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km 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 2017-09-19 15:27:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-19 16:26:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 17 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.83 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 194 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 ,uu,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 0.018 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.41 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 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 us2000aqs7 Id of event.
Event Code 2000aqs7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60247777,us2000aqs7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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