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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Marion in Kansas

Earthquake location 38.3342S, -97.0004WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Marion in Kansas. The temblor was reported at 19:06:03 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70008sx5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008sx5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/04/20 / 2020-04-10 01:06:03 / April 10, 2020 @ 1:06 am. Exact location of event, longitude -97.0004 West, latitude 38.3342 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Emporia (c. 24 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from El Dorado (c. 13 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Andover (c. 11 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Augusta, Emporia, Andover. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km SE of Marion, Kansas.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.0004° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.3342° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km SE of Marion, Kansas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-10 01:06:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-10 01:20:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 121 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 0.8 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 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 us70008sx5 Id of event.
Event Code 70008sx5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008sx5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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