A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, southern Idaho kilometers (0 miles) from southern Idaho. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d55e. Id of event: us6000d55e. Exact location of event, depth 5.1 km, -111.454° West, 42.5605° North. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:35:27 / 5:35 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 05:35:27 / January 3, 2021 @ 5:35 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.1 km (3 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was North Logan, Chubbuck, Pocatello (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Pocatello (c. 54 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Chubbuck (c. 13 900 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from North Logan (c. 8 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: southern Idaho.
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