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Minor earthquake, 3.12 mag has occurred near Malad City in Idaho

Earthquake location 42.1593323S, -112.0701675WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Malad City in Idaho. Exact location of event, longitude -112.0701675 West, latitude 42.1593323 North, depth = 6.93 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/01/18 / 2018-01-11 10:47:40 / January 11, 2018 @ 10:47 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60264832. Id of event: uu60264832. The temblor was picked up at 03:47:40 / 3:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.93 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brigham City, Hyrum, Nibley. Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Logan (c. 48 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Brigham City (c. 17 900 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from North Logan (c. 8 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Tremonton (c. 7 600 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km ESE of Malad City, Idaho. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.12 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.0701675° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.1593323° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.93 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km ESE of Malad City, Idaho Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-11 10:47:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-11 10:51:24 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 automatic 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 150 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 6 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2979 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 140 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 uu60264832 Id of event.
Event Code 60264832 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60264832, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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