Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag was detected near Mankato in Kansas

Earthquake location 39.7487S, -98.1223WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Mankato in Kansas. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/04/17 / 2017-04-07 20:08:35 / April 7, 2017 @ 8:08 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.03 km (9 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008fp3. Unique identifier: us10008fp3. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.1223 West, latitude 39.7487 North, depth = 14.03 km. The temblor was reported at 14:08:35 / 2:08 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Concordia. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Concordia (c. 5 400 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 four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

Did you feel anything?

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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km ESE of Mankato, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2017 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.1223° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.7487° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km ESE of Mankato, Kansas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-07 20:08:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-07 20:27:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 168 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 1.113 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.43 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 117 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 us10008fp3 Id of event.
Event Code 10008fp3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008fp3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply