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Minor earthquake 3.8 mag, 15 km ENE of Harper, Kansas

Earthquake location 37.3358S, -97.8648WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Harper in Kansas on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000h5nn. Unique identifier: us2000h5nn. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 20:37:08 / August 30, 2018 @ 8:37 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 14:37:08 / 2:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.8648° West, 37.3358° North.

Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Andover (c. 11 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pratt, Hutchinson, Arkansas City. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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: 15 km ENE of Harper, Kansas.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.8648° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.3358° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km ENE 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 2018-08-30 20:37:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-30 20:52:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 9 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.37 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 226 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 0.112 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.44 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 The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000h5nn Id of event.
Event Code 2000h5nn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000h5nn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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