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Minor earthquake, 3.19 mag has occurred near Soda Springs in Idaho

Earthquake location 42.4568329S, -111.5516663WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Exact location of event, depth -2.95 km, -111.5516663° West, 42.4568329° North. Id of earthquake: uu60297227. Event ids that are associated: uu60297227. The 3.19-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:34:51 / 6:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/09/18 / 2018-09-21 13:34:51 / September 21, 2018 @ 1:34 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of -2.95 km (-2 miles).

Nearby 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 North Logan, Smithfield, Preston. Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from North Logan (c. 8 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 22 km S of Soda Springs, Idaho.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.19 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.5516663° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.4568329° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -2.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km S 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 2018-09-21 13:34:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-21 13:38:49 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 157 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 52 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3806 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 69 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 uu60297227 Id of event.
Event Code 60297227 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60297227, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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