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Light earthquake, 4.07 mag has occurred near Soda Springs in Idaho

Earthquake location 42.6071667S, -111.4523333WA light earthquake magnitude 4.07 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The 4.07-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:35:30 / 12:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 07:35:30 / September 6, 2017 @ 7:35 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60236382. Id of event: uu60236382. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.74 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5.74 km, -111.4523333° West, 42.6071667° North.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Smithfield, Chubbuck, Pocatello. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Chubbuck (c. 13 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eleven, in the last 10 days two hundred and seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 13 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.07 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.4523333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.6071667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km 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 2017-09-06 07:35:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-29 22:43:44 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 4.11 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 255 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 20 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3039 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 71 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 uu60236382 Id of event.
Event Code 60236382 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60236382, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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