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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag has occurred near Cheney in Kansas

Earthquake location 37.5022S, -97.7971WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Cheney in Kansas. The temblor was reported at 01:34:06 / 1:34 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/11/19 / 2019-11-30 07:34:06 / November 30, 2019 @ 7:34 am. Exact location of event, longitude -97.7971 West, latitude 37.5022 North, depth = 2.19 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006eqe. Id of event: us70006eqe. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.19 km (1 miles).

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Winfield, Augusta, Newton (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (28 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km S of Cheney, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.7971° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.5022° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km S of Cheney, Kansas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-30 07:34:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-30 07:41:56 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 129 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 0.307 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 us70006eqe Id of event.
Event Code 70006eqe An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006eqe, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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