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Minor earthquake, 3.09 mag was detected near Soda Springs in Idaho



Earthquake location 42.5703333S, -111.428WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/17 / 2017-10-19 20:39:11 / October 19, 2017 @ 8:39 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.05 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.09-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:39:11 / 1:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.428 West, latitude 42.5703333 North, depth = 6.05 km. All ids that are associated to the event: uu60254037. Unique identifier: uu60254037.

The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). 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.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 17 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.09 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.428° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.5703333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km 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 2017-10-19 20:39:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-19 20:56:07 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 147 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 26 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02308 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 46 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 uu60254037 Id of event.
Event Code 60254037 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60254037, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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