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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Harper in Kansas



Earthquake location 37.3661S, -98.1397WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Harper in Kansas. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.1397 West, latitude 37.3661 North, depth = 10.98 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:12:53 / 2:12 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000746g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000746g. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/11/16 / 2016-11-04 19:12:53 / November 4, 2016 @ 7:12 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.98 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Pratt (c. 6 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Haysville, Wellington, Pratt (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km NW of Harper, Kansas.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.1397° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.3661° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NW 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 2016-11-04 19:12:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-04 21:34:40 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 121 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 0.132 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 us1000746g Id of event.
Event Code 1000746g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000746g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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