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Minor earthquake, 3 mag strikes near Anthony in Kansas



Earthquake location 37.0469S, -97.9022WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Anthony in Kansas. The temblor was reported at 18:46:16 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.55 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 5.55 km, -97.9022° West, 37.0469° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/10/15 / 2015-10-11 23:46:16 / October 11, 2015 @ 11:46 pm. Unique identifier: us10003mwn. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003mwn.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Derby, Arkansas City, Haysville (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km SE of Anthony, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.9022° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0469° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.55 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km SE 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 2015-10-11 23:46:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-12 00:10:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 139 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 0.066 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 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 us10003mwn Id of event.
Event Code 10003mwn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003mwn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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