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Minor earthquake 3.2 mag, 5 km W of Andover, Kansas

Earthquake location 37.7176S, -97.2042WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Andover in Kansas on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/21 / 2021-03-15 13:59:11 / March 15, 2021 @ 1:59 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000djhz. Unique identifier: us7000djhz. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.2042 West, latitude 37.7176 North, depth = 5 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:59:11 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 12 km (7 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from El Dorado (c. 13 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arkansas City, Hutchinson, Winfield.

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 5 km W of Andover, Kansas.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.2042° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.7176° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5 km W of Andover, Kansas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-15 13:59:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-15 14:10:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 164 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.2 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 226 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 0.659 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 127 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 us7000djhz Id of event.
Event Code 7000djhz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000djhz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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