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Minor earthquake, 3 mag has occurred near Soda Springs in Idaho

Earthquake location 42.5847S, -111.46WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:49:42 / 1:49 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000d6fn. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60271832, us2000d6fn. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/02/18 / 2018-02-22 08:49:42 / February 22, 2018 @ 8:49 am. Exact location, longitude -111.46° West, latitude 42.5847° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 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 Preston. Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty 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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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. 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: 14 km ESE of Soda Springs, Idaho.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.46° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.5847° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km 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 2018-02-22 08:49:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-11 11:46:28 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 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 138 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 0.127 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 72 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 us2000d6fn Id of event.
Event Code 2000d6fn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60271832,us2000d6fn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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