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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag strikes near South Hutchinson in Kansas

Earthquake location 38.0357S, -97.9746WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from South Hutchinson in Kansas on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.9746 West, latitude 38.0357 North, depth = 5.75 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.75 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 15:39:03 / 3:39 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006209. Id of event: us60006209. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/10/19 / 2019-10-23 21:39:03 / October 23, 2019 @ 9:39 pm.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Great Bend (c. 16 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pratt, Great Bend, Haysville.

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km WNW of South Hutchinson, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.9746° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.0357° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km WNW of South Hutchinson, Kansas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-23 21:39:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-23 21:48:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 30 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4 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 160 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 0.028 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 91 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 us60006209 Id of event.
Event Code 60006209 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006209, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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