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Minor earthquake 3.1 mag, 35 km ESE of Stapleton, Nebraska



Earthquake location 41.3475S, -100.1293WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Stapleton in Nebraska on Monday. Unique identifier: us2000e17f. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000e17f. Global time and date of event 16/04/18 / 2018-04-16 21:48:47 / April 16, 2018 @ 9:48 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -100.1293 West, latitude 41.3475 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:48:47 / 3:48 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lexington, North Platte (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (36 miles) from North Platte (c. 24 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Lexington (c. 10 200 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 one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 35 km ESE of Stapleton, Nebraska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -100.1293° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.3475° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35km ESE of Stapleton, Nebraska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-16 21:48:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-16 21:58:46 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 148 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 1.38 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 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 us2000e17f Id of event.
Event Code 2000e17f An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000e17f, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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