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Minor earthquake, 3 mag has occurred near Hope in Kansas

Earthquake location 38.7201S, -97.063WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Hope in Kansas. The temblor was detected at 02:49:00 / 2:49 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.063° West, 38.7201° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cce9. Id of event: us6000cce9. Global time and date of event 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 02:49:00 / October 24, 2020 @ 2:49 am UTC/GMT.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Newton, Manhattan, McPherson (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Manhattan (c. 52 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Salina (c. 47 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Junction City (c. 23 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km NNE of Hope, Kansas.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.063° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.7201° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3 km NNE of Hope, Kansas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-24 02:49:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-24 02:59:09 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 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 138 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 0.519 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.44 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_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000cce9 Id of event.
Event Code 6000cce9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000cce9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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