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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag has occurred near Caldwell in Kansas

Earthquake location 37.0556S, -97.3607WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas on Friday. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:32:40 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5.89 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.3607 West, latitude 37.0556 North, depth = 5.89 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/01/19 / 2019-01-25 18:32:40 / January 25, 2019 @ 6:32 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000j8x4. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j8x4.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Park City, Augusta, Andover. Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. 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: 22 km E of Caldwell, Kansas.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.3607° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0556° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km E 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 2019-01-25 18:32:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-25 18:45:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 178 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 0.102 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.36 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 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 us2000j8x4 Id of event.
Event Code 2000j8x4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j8x4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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