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Minor earthquake 3.3 mag, 6 km SE of Harper, Kansas

Earthquake location 37.2538S, -97.9681WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Harper in Kansas. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.22 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:22:24 / 11:22 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 17:22:24 / July 11, 2017 @ 5:22 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us100098wc. Unique identifier: us100098wc. Exact location, longitude -97.9681° West, latitude 37.2538° North, depth = 10.22 km.

Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pratt, Blackwell, Wichita (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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and one 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km SE of Harper, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.9681° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.2538° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SE 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 2017-07-11 17:22:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-11 17:50:51 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 5.2 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 170 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 0.027 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 69 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 us100098wc Id of event.
Event Code 100098wc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100098wc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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