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Minor earthquake 3.9 mag, 16 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho

Earthquake location 42.5973S, -111.4255WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.16 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 03:43:15 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000bhn0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bhn0. Exact location of event, longitude -111.4255 West, latitude 42.5973 North, depth = 10.16 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/11/17 / 2017-11-03 10:43:15 / November 3, 2017 @ 10:43 am UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preston. Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 16 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.4255° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.5973° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km 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 2017-11-03 10:43:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-03 10:55:57 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 3.91 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 234 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 ,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 0.144 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 97 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 us2000bhn0 Id of event.
Event Code 2000bhn0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bhn0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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