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Minor earthquake, 3.42 mag has occurred near Caldwell in Kansas

Earthquake location 36.92505646S, -97.47480774WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: ok2019rfmp. Unique identifier: ok2019rfmp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -97.47480774 West, latitude 36.92505646 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was detected at 16:08:39 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/09/19 / 2019-09-02 22:08:39 / September 2, 2019 @ 10:08 pm.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Perry, Haysville, Derby (min 5000 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 16 km SE of Caldwell, Kansas.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.42 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.47480774° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.92505646° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km SE 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 2019-09-02 22:08:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-02 22:12:22 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 automatic 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 180 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ok The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ok, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 71 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08769376576 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7636114879 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 103.2296371 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ok2019rfmp Id of event.
Event Code 2019rfmp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2019rfmp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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