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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag was detected near Anthony in Kansas

Earthquake location 37.2027S, -98.0159WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Anthony in Kansas. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:25:49 / 8:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.0159 West, latitude 37.2027 North, depth = 6.62 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.62 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/10/15 / 2015-10-10 01:25:49 / October 10, 2015 @ 1:25 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003mpn. Unique identifier: us10003mpn.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Pratt (c. 6 800 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pratt, Blackwell, Derby (min 5000 pop).

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

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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: 5 km NNE of Anthony, Kansas.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.0159° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.2027° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NNE of Anthony, Kansas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-10 01:25:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-10 18:21:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 9 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3 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 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 160 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 0.043 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 76 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10003mpn Id of event.
Event Code 10003mpn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003mpn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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