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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Eastborough in Kansas

Earthquake location 37.719S, -97.2379WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Eastborough in Kansas on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -97.2379° West, 37.719° North, depth 5 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:31:30 / 11:31 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/03/21 / 2021-03-14 11:31:30 / March 14, 2021 @ 11:31 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000dj9m. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dj9m. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 9 km (6 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from El Dorado (c. 13 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was McPherson, Arkansas City, Hutchinson.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.

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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: 4 km NNE of Eastborough, Kansas.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.2379° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.719° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4 km NNE of Eastborough, Kansas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-14 11:31:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-14 11:42:09 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 188 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 0.635 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.3 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 124 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 us7000dj9m Id of event.
Event Code 7000dj9m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dj9m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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