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Minor earthquake 3.4 mag, 26 km NE of Lyons, Kansas

Earthquake location 38.5374S, -98.0203WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Lyons in Kansas. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/06/17 / 2017-06-12 11:33:03 / June 12, 2017 @ 11:33 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009lxq. Unique identifier: us20009lxq. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.0203 West, latitude 38.5374 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:33:03 / 5:33 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from Salina (c. 47 700 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Great Bend (c. 16 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abilene, Newton, Great Bend (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 26 km NE of Lyons, Kansas.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.0203° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.5374° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km NE of Lyons, Kansas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-12 11:33:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-12 11:44:34 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 178 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 0.554 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 245 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 us20009lxq Id of event.
Event Code 20009lxq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009lxq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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