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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag has occurred near Anthony in Kansas

Earthquake location 37.1368S, -97.8279WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Anthony in Kansas. The temblor was picked up at 08:25:54 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -97.8279° West, latitude 37.1368° North, depth = 5 km. Global time and date of event 24/10/16 / 2016-10-24 13:25:54 / October 24, 2016 @ 1:25 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20007gdi. Event ids that are associated: us20007gdi. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Ponca City, Wichita (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop).

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 five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km E of Anthony, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.8279° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.1368° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km E 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 2016-10-24 13:25:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-24 13:37:31 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 4.01 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 0.057 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 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 us20007gdi Id of event.
Event Code 20007gdi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20007gdi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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