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Minor earthquake 3.2 mag, 14 km SW of Caldwell, Kansas

Earthquake location 36.9368S, -97.71WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.074 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -97.71° West, 36.9368° North, depth 3.074 km. Global time and date of event 13/01/16 / 2016-01-13 15:44:07 / January 13, 2016 @ 3:44 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 09:44:07 / 9:44 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004e44. Id of event: us10004e44.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Derby, Haysville, Mulvane (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km SW of Caldwell, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.71° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.9368° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.074 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km SW of Caldwell, Kansas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-13 15:44:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-13 23:23:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 158 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10004e44 Id of event.
Event Code 10004e44 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004e44, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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