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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag has occurred near Marion in Kansas

Earthquake location 38.393S, -96.8788WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Marion in Kansas on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/09/19 / 2019-09-16 14:59:32 / September 16, 2019 @ 2:59 pm. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:59:32 / 8:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -96.8788° West, 38.393° North, depth 5 km. Id of earthquake: us70005h2d. Event ids that are associated: us70005h2d. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Emporia (c. 24 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Junction City (c. 23 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from El Dorado (c. 13 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fort Riley North, Augusta, Andover (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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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 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: 13 km ENE of Marion, Kansas.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.8788° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.393° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km ENE of Marion, Kansas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-16 14:59:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-16 15:07:07 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 158 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 0.944 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 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 us70005h2d Id of event.
Event Code 70005h2d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005h2d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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