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Minor earthquake, 3 mag was detected near Soda Springs in Idaho



Earthquake location 42.5488S, -111.4356WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/10/17 / 2017-10-16 23:01:21 / October 16, 2017 @ 11:01 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.31 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -111.4356 West, latitude 42.5488 North, depth = 11.31 km. Id of earthquake: us1000ataz. Event ids that are associated: uu60013364, us1000ataz. The temblor was reported at 16:01:21 / 4:01 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston. Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 18 km SE of Soda Springs, Idaho.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.4356° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.5488° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km 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 2017-10-16 23:01:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-21 03:19:43 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 2 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 139 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 0.038 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 51 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 us1000ataz Id of event.
Event Code 1000ataz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60013364,us1000ataz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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