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Minor earthquake, 3 mag has occurred near Caldwell in Kansas

Earthquake location 37.0478S, -97.5232WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 02:19:51 / September 1, 2016 @ 2:19 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 21:19:51 / 9:19 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.38 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006j74. Id of event: us10006j74. Exact location of earthquake, -97.5232° West, 37.0478° North, depth 5.38 km.

The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wichita, Derby, Haysville.

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 7 km ENE of Caldwell, Kansas.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.5232° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0478° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km ENE 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 2016-09-01 02:19:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-01 02:36:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 138 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 0.05 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 107 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 us10006j74 Id of event.
Event Code 10006j74 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006j74, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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