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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near South Hutchinson in Kansas

Earthquake location 38.0197S, -97.9697WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from South Hutchinson in Kansas on Sunday. Event id: us60007att. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007att. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.63 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.9697 West, latitude 38.0197 North, depth = 4.63 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:08:41 / 1:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/01/20 / 2020-01-19 19:08:41 / January 19, 2020 @ 7:08 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Great Bend (c. 16 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Augusta, Mulvane, Derby (min 5000 pop).

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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km WSW of South Hutchinson, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.9697° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.0197° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km WSW 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 2020-01-19 19:08:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-19 19:24:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 338 The total number of felt reports
CDI 7.5 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 551 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 0.025 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us60007att Id of event.
Event Code 60007att An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007att, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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