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Minor earthquake 3.12 mag, 5 km W of Kipp, Kansas

Earthquake location 38.79285431S, -97.51647186WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Kipp in Kansas on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 17:27:16 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -97.51647186° West, 38.79285431° North, depth 5 km. Unique identifier: ok2020nbiq. Ids that are associated to the event: ok2020nbiq. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 17:27:16 / July 4, 2020 @ 5:27 pm UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fort Riley North, Junction City, McPherson (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 10 km (6 miles) from Salina (c. 47 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Junction City (c. 23 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Fort Riley North (c. 7 800 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Abilene (c. 6 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km W of Kipp, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.12 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.51647186° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.79285431° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5 km W of Kipp, Kansas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-04 17:27:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-06 19:23:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 150 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 18 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.8904660344 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.136931911 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 315.7684326 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 ok2020nbiq Id of event.
Event Code 2020nbiq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2020nbiq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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