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Minor earthquake 3.11 mag, 17 km SE of Caldwell, Kansas

Earthquake location 36.92028046S, -97.47645569WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 00:44:43 / 12:44 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.356091261 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ok2019sfsq. Ids that are associated to the event: ok2019sfsq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/19 / 2019-09-17 06:44:43 / September 17, 2019 @ 6:44 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.47645569 West, latitude 36.92028046 North, depth = 2.356091261 km.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (43 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 56 km (34 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Haysville, Perry, Derby.

Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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 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: 17 km SE of Caldwell, Kansas.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.11 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.47645569° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.92028046° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.356091261 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km 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 2019-09-17 06:44:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-17 06:45:45 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 149 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 51 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09243419766 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2989098022 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 104.663559 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 ok2019sfsq Id of event.
Event Code 2019sfsq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2019sfsq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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