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Minor earthquake 3 mag, 27 km SSW of Anthony, Kansas

Earthquake location 36.9197S, -98.1299WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Anthony in Kansas on Sunday. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:39:53 / 3:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/05/17 / 2017-05-07 21:39:53 / May 7, 2017 @ 9:39 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us10008qcw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008qcw. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.1299 West, latitude 36.9197 North, depth = 7.514 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.514 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wellington, Blackwell, Enid (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. 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: 27 km SSW of Anthony, Kansas.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.1299° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.9197° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.514 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km SSW 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 2017-05-07 21:39:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-06 04:37:08 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 2.2 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 139 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 80 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10008qcw Id of event.
Event Code 10008qcw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008qcw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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