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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag strikes near Harper in Kansas

Earthquake location 37.2265S, -97.9783WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Harper in Kansas on Thursday. Unique identifier: us20009p1d. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009p1d. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 22/06/17 / 2017-06-22 12:44:51 / June 22, 2017 @ 12:44 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -97.9783 West, latitude 37.2265 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was reported at 06:44:51 / 6:44 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Park City, Valley Center, Arkansas City (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Park City (c. 7 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km SSE of Harper, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.9783° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.2265° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SSE 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 2017-06-22 12:44:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-22 13:25:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.4 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 212 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 0.005 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89 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 us20009p1d Id of event.
Event Code 20009p1d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009p1d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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