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Minor earthquake: M3.1 quake has struck near Conway Springs in Kansas



Earthquake location 37.3778S, -97.7357WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Conway Springs in Kansas. Global time and date of event 07/11/16 / 2016-11-07 04:52:35 / November 7, 2016 @ 4:52 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -97.7357° West, latitude 37.3778° North, depth = 3.41 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us100075zs. Unique identifier: us100075zs. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:52:35 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.41 km (2 miles).

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hutchinson, Blackwell, Augusta. Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 8 km W of Conway Springs, Kansas.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.7357° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.3778° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km W of Conway Springs, Kansas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-07 04:52:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-07 05:41:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 21 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 156 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 0.108 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 28 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 us100075zs Id of event.
Event Code 100075zs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100075zs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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