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Minor earthquake, 3.06 mag strikes near Soda Springs in Idaho

Earthquake location 42.6716667S, -111.4886667WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 22:10:48 / September 4, 2017 @ 10:10 pm. Id of earthquake: uu60013194. Event ids that are associated: uu60013194. The temblor was picked up at 15:10:48 / 3:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.98 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4886667 West, latitude 42.6716667 North, depth = 5.98 km.

Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-four, 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 have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 9 km ENE of Soda Springs, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.06 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.4886667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.6716667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km ENE 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 2017-09-04 22:10:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-29 19:50:34 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 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 144 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 6 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3011 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 143 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 uu60013194 Id of event.
Event Code 60013194 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60013194, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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