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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag strikes near Anthony in Kansas

Earthquake location 37.1908S, -98.0037WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Anthony in Kansas. The temblor was reported at 10:31:46 / 10:31 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -98.0037 West, latitude 37.1908 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/02/17 / 2017-02-22 16:31:46 / February 22, 2017 @ 4:31 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20008lh5. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008lh5.

Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pratt, Wichita, Blackwell (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km NNE of Anthony, Kansas.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.0037° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.1908° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km NNE 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 2017-02-22 16:31:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-22 16:45:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 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 171 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 0.044 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.51 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 102 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 us20008lh5 Id of event.
Event Code 20008lh5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008lh5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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