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Minor earthquake, 3 mag has occurred near Anthony in Kansas



Earthquake location 37.0393S, -97.9212WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Anthony in Kansas on Thursday. Event id: us10003nsv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003nsv. Exact location of event, longitude -97.9212 West, latitude 37.0393 North, depth = 9.12 km. The temblor was reported at 00:09:56 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.12 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 15/10/15 / 2015-10-15 05:09:56 / October 15, 2015 @ 5:09 am UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Haysville, Mulvane (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km SE of Anthony, Kansas. This information 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 -97.9212° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0393° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km 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 2015-10-15 05:09:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-15 05:22:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.5 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 140 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 0.079 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 us10003nsv Id of event.
Event Code 10003nsv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003nsv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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