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Minor earthquake 2.84 mag, 22 km SSW of Ashland, Kansas

Earthquake location 37.00357437S, -99.86885071WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Ashland in Kansas on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/01/20 / 2020-01-21 18:33:10 / January 21, 2020 @ 6:33 pm. The temblor was detected at 12:33:10 / 12:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -99.86885071° West, 37.00357437° North, depth 2.31381917 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.31381917 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ok2020blyu. Unique identifier: ok2020blyu.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodward (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 22 km SSW of Ashland, Kansas.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -99.86885071° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.00357437° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.31381917 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km SSW of Ashland, Kansas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-21 18:33:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-21 18:35:19 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 124 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 15 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05629421026 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.001483788 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 269.335762 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 ok2020blyu Id of event.
Event Code 2020blyu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2020blyu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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