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Minor earthquake: M3.5 quake has struck near Harper in Kansas

Earthquake location 37.3679S, -98.2025WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Harper in Kansas on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -98.2025 West, latitude 37.3679 North, depth = 5 km. Unique identifier: us10006069. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006069. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:17:14 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/07/16 / 2016-07-05 20:17:14 / July 5, 2016 @ 8:17 pm UTC/GMT.

Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Pratt (c. 6 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hutchinson, Haysville, Wellington. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km WNW of Harper, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.2025° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.3679° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km WNW of Harper, Kansas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-05 20:17:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-05 20:28:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.04 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 188 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 0.177 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 121 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 us10006069 Id of event.
Event Code 10006069 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006069, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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