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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag has occurred near Anthony in Kansas

Earthquake location 37.2013S, -97.8061WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Anthony in Kansas on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 10:29:22 / 10:29 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/12/17 / 2017-12-14 16:29:22 / December 14, 2017 @ 4:29 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.8061 West, latitude 37.2013 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: us2000c4cx. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000c4cx.

The epicenter was 68 km (43 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Winfield, Arkansas City, Wichita (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 20 km ENE of Anthony, Kansas.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.8061° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.2013° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km ENE of Anthony, Kansas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-12-14 16:29:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-12-14 16:43:14 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 4.3 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 130 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 0.06 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 us2000c4cx Id of event.
Event Code 2000c4cx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000c4cx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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