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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag was detected near Caldwell in Kansas

Earthquake location 36.9438S, -97.6348WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.89 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/04/18 / 2018-04-20 19:27:04 / April 20, 2018 @ 7:27 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -97.6348 West, latitude 36.9438 North, depth = 5.89 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dpi0. Unique identifier: us1000dpi0. The temblor was detected at 13:27:04 / 1:27 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Derby, Haysville, Mulvane. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km SSW of Caldwell, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.6348° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.9438° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km SSW 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 2018-04-20 19:27:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-20 20:47:07 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 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 0.143 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.3 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 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 us1000dpi0 Id of event.
Event Code 1000dpi0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000dpi0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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