Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 6.5 mi northwest of Georgetown, Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA, on 2017-09-10 02:47:11 -07:00

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - 6.5 mi northwest of Georgetown, Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA, on 2017-09-10 02:47:11 -07:00

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 5 km depth

10 Sep 09:57 UTC: First to report: USGS after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 10 Sep 2017 09:47:11 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2017-09-10 02:47:11 -07:00
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.5564°N / 111.448°W (Bear Lake County, Idaho, United States)
Nearest volcano: Hell's Half Acre (133 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) NW of Georgetown (pop: 467) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) SE of Soda Springs (pop: 2,940) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NNW of Montpelier (pop: 2,510) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NE of Preston (Franklin County) (pop: 5,210) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) ESE of Pocatello (pop: 54,400) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (57 mi) ESE of Chubbuck (pop: 14,400) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NNE of Logan (Utah) (pop: 50,400) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) SSE of Idaho Falls (pop: 59,200) --> See nearby quakes!
2909 km (1807 mi) WNW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
2909 km (1807 mi) WNW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.75 km- 16km SE of Soda Springs, IdahoUSGS
M 5.110 km5.1 SOUTHERN IDAHOEMSC
M 5.110 kmEastern IdahoGFZ

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User reports for this quake (19)

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Pocatello / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was awakened
Brooklyn ny (2970.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Ammon, Idaho (105.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Heard objects tinkling, then felt the shaking. Vibration lasted about 3 seconds.
Soda Springs, Bailey Creek Area / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Very unnerving to be woke up to such hard sharking with everything rattling. My anxiety is off the charts. This swarm has me hypersensitive and I feel vibrations prior to earthquakes happening.
McCammon (61.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Pocatello / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt the shake it startled me!
Inkom / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Just returned home from vacation and this earthquake woke me up! I was the only one in my house out of 5 people that felt it. 3 people were sleeping in basement bedrooms. I was on the main floor. Crazy feeling!
Pocatello / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up to my bed shaking.
Soda Springs, Idaho / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Teeth rattled, the bed swayed and the house shook.
Pocatello (86.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Butte (United States, 402 km NW of epicenter) : Felt a tiny impact ( ever so brief) slight back of the sofa coming S to N. But everything was so quiet no cars, no winds, so late.. reading book no music on (reported through EMSC)
Pocatello (United States, 105 km W of epicenter) : 80 miles north west of the bear lake valley, I was in bed and awake, not sure why, and just felt a little rumble. (reported through EMSC)
Clifton (United States, 68 km SW of epicenter) : Bed shook. It was similar to when my cat would sit on the bed and scratch vigorously. Other people I talked to in my area also felt it and said it rattled things in their houses. (reported through EMSC)
Paris (United States, 32 km S of epicenter) : There was a jolt, a sway and the light was moving. (reported through EMSC)
Malad City (United States, 104 km SW of epicenter) : Woke me up from a dead sleep. Bed hitting the wall (reported through EMSC)
Star Valley Ranch (United States, 49 km NE of epicenter) : Laying in bed @ 03:48 AM my 5th wheel RV shook and rattled for maybe 5 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Afton (United States, 30 km NE of epicenter) : Woke me up. (reported through EMSC)
Rexburg (United States, 154 km NW of epicenter) : I was awake and couldn't sleep that is why I felt it (reported through EMSC)
Thayne (United States, 51 km NE of epicenter) : Felt like there were waves on the floor (reported through EMSC)
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