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Minor earthquake, 3 mag was detected near Hope in Kansas

Earthquake location 38.7355S, -97.0384WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Hope in Kansas. Global time and date of event 26/10/20 / 2020-10-26 06:08:55 / October 26, 2020 @ 6:08 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:08:55 / 6:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -97.0384 West, latitude 38.7355 North, depth = 5 km. Unique identifier: us6000cd6r. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cd6r.

Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Manhattan (c. 52 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Salina (c. 47 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Junction City (c. 23 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Fort Riley North (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was McPherson, Manhattan, Salina (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 6 km NNE of Hope, Kansas.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.0384° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.7355° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6 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 2020-10-26 06:08:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-26 06:39:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 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 140 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 0.495 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 41 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 us6000cd6r Id of event.
Event Code 6000cd6r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000cd6r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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