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Minor earthquake, 3.14 mag was detected near Soda Springs in Idaho



Earthquake location 42.608S, -111.447WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 17:24:26 / November 1, 2017 @ 5:24 pm. Exact location of event, depth 9.48 km, -111.447° West, 42.608° North. The temblor was picked up at 10:24:26 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: uu60255812. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60255812. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.48 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

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). Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. 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: 13 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.14 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.447° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.608° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.48 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 2017-11-01 17:24:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-01 17:52:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 152 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 0.1252 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 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 uu60255812 Id of event.
Event Code 60255812 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60255812, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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