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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag was detected near Caldwell in Kansas



Earthquake location 37.1275S, -97.6156667WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.84 km (2 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ismpkansas70232058. Unique identifier: ismpkansas70232058. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:41:50 / 10:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.6156667 West, latitude 37.1275 North, depth = 3.84 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 04:41:50 / August 2, 2017 @ 4:41 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wichita, Ponca City, Winfield (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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: 10 km N of Caldwell, Kansas.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.6156667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.1275° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.84 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km N of Caldwell, Kansas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-02 04:41:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-02 19:18:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 129 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ismpkansas The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ismpkansas, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 19 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.008871 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 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 ismpkansas70232058 Id of event.
Event Code 70232058 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ismpkansas70232058, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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