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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Harper in Kansas

Earthquake location 37.3741S, -98.1712WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Harper in Kansas. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/17 / 2017-09-28 04:02:38 / September 28, 2017 @ 4:02 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:02:38 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000avr1. Unique identifier: us2000avr1. Exact location of earthquake, -98.1712° West, 37.3741° North, depth 5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Pratt (c. 6 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Haysville, Wellington, Pratt (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 16 km NW of Harper, Kansas.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.1712° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.3741° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km NW 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 2017-09-28 04:02:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-28 04:11:02 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 121 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 0.157 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 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 mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000avr1 Id of event.
Event Code 2000avr1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000avr1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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