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Minor earthquake 3.1 mag, 8 km WSW of Harper, Kansas



Earthquake location 37.2654S, -98.1189WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Harper in Kansas. Event id: us20009ntg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009ntg. Exact location of event, longitude -98.1189 West, latitude 37.2654 North, depth = 3.9 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/06/17 / 2017-06-20 22:14:57 / June 20, 2017 @ 10:14 pm. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:14:57 / 4:14 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 3.9 km (2 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Pratt (c. 6 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Haysville, Pratt, Wellington (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km WSW of Harper, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.1189° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.2654° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km WSW of Harper, Kansas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-20 22:14:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-20 22:26:16 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 1 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 148 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 0.124 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.3 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 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 us20009ntg Id of event.
Event Code 20009ntg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009ntg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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