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Idaho Seismic Swarm Spreads Over 400 Km²

Posted by feww on September 6, 2017

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M4.5 Strikes SE of Soda Springs

A swarm of at least 155 earthquakes have now struck near Soda Springs, Idaho, spreading over an area of about 400 km²  (~ 155 squared miles) since September 2, 2017.

The largest event measured 4.5 mwr, striking  42.612°N, 111.523°W at a depth of 5.8 km, USGS reported.

Idaho earthquake swarm map -USGS.

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EARTHQUAKE SWARM IN IDAHO CONSISTENT WITH SIGNIFICANT MAGMA MOVEMENT

Posted by feww on September 3, 2017

GPSC-113B

Strong Seismic Cluster Striking Soda Springs, Idaho; M5.3 Event Largest Shock

A cluster of at least 34 earthquakes including shocks measuring magnitudes 5.3, 4.3 and 4.2 have struck the State of Idaho. The seismicity appears ongoing, and the pattern is consistent with large-scale magma movement.

EQ Details:
Magnitude: 5.3mww
Location: 42.624°N, 111.391°W; 9.2 km depth  [17km E of Soda Springs, Idaho]
Date-Time: 2017-09-02, 23:56:52 UTC

Felt reports: 1,691  (as of posting)

Idaho Earthquake Swarm Location Map. USGS

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