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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag has occurred near Anthony in Kansas



Earthquake location 37.0699S, -97.9817WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Anthony in Kansas. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.16 km (4 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000881b. Id of event: us1000881b. The temblor was detected at 17:49:28 / 5:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -97.9817° West, 37.0699° North, depth 7.16 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/03/17 / 2017-03-09 23:49:28 / March 9, 2017 @ 11:49 pm.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mulvane, Haysville, Enid. Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Mulvane (c. 6 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 10 km SSE of Anthony, Kansas.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.9817° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0699° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km SSE 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 2017-03-09 23:49:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-10 00:00:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.8 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 158 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 0.095 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 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 us1000881b Id of event.
Event Code 1000881b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000881b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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