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Minor earthquake 3.3 mag, 23 km ENE of Anthony, Kansas

Earthquake location 37.1975S, -97.774WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Anthony in Kansas. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.51 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:25:32 / 1:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/04/18 / 2018-04-08 07:25:32 / April 8, 2018 @ 7:25 am. Exact location of event, longitude -97.774 West, latitude 37.1975 North, depth = 4.51 km. Id of earthquake: us2000dwcj. Event ids that are associated: us2000dwcj.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Andover, Valley Center, Park City (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Andover (c. 11 800 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. 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: 23 km ENE of Anthony, Kansas.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.774° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.1975° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km 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 2018-04-08 07:25:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-08 07:48:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 169 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 0.045 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 76 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 us2000dwcj Id of event.
Event Code 2000dwcj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dwcj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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