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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag has occurred near Soda Springs in Idaho

Earthquake location 42.6552S, -111.4616WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/11/18 / 2018-11-15 09:33:12 / November 15, 2018 @ 9:33 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.01 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4616 West, latitude 42.6552 North, depth = 11.01 km. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:33:12 / 2:33 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000hs2y. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hs2y.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pocatello, Preston. Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 11 km E of Soda Springs, Idaho.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.4616° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.6552° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.01 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km E 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 2018-11-15 09:33:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-15 09:48:09 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 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.96 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 222 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 0.288 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 50 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000hs2y Id of event.
Event Code 1000hs2y An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hs2y, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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