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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag was detected near Soda Springs in Idaho



Earthquake location 42.5662S, -111.4344WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.86 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -111.4344 West, latitude 42.5662 North, depth = 7.86 km. Id of earthquake: us1000aubf. Event ids that are associated: uu60254027, us1000aubf. The temblor was picked up at 13:30:10 / 1:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/17 / 2017-10-19 20:30:10 / October 19, 2017 @ 8:30 pm.

Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.4344° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.5662° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km SE 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 20:30:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-19 20:55:58 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 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.49 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 200 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 0.023 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 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 us1000aubf Id of event.
Event Code 1000aubf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60254027,us1000aubf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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