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Lists of earthquakes assembled from U.S. Geological Survey data;
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A research network of seismographs operated by KGS to explore the Wellington oil field detected two earthquakes on Monday, September 8, 2014, in Sumner County. A magnitude 3.4 earthquake occurred at 7:56 am local time, followed by a magnitude 3.1 at 10:23 am. The epicenters of these earthquakes were located approximately 9 mi south of Conway Springs. Local residents reported experiencing light shaking, and hearing dishes and windows rattle.

Seismic traces recorded by the KGS network during two earthquakes on Monday, September 8, 2014, in Sumner County.

Seismic traces for Sept. 8 events; click to view larger image.

The epicenters of the September 8, 2014, earthquakes (black circles) were located approximately 9 mi south of Conway Springs.

Quakes located in west-central Sumner County in south-central Kansas; click to view larger image.

Frequency chart of Kansas Earthquakes; number of quakes per month.

Date Time
(local)
Latitude Longitude Depth
(km)
Magnitude ID Place
9/17/2014 10:11:20 PM 37.130 -98.014 5 2.2 usb000sdv7 2 km (1 mi) SSE of Anthony, Kansas
9/17/2014 9:42:32 PM 37.113 -97.994 5 2.2 usb000sdv2 5 km (3 mi) SE of Anthony, Kansas
9/8/2014 10:23:30 AM 37.2714 -97.6235 6 3.1 usb000sacr 13 km (8 mi) S of Conway Springs, Kansas
9/8/2014 7:56:52 AM 37.2721 -97.5976 5 3.4 usb000sab9 13 km (8 mi) SSE of Conway Springs, Kansas
8/27/2014 10:11:25 AM 37.0455 -97.8518 5 2.8 usc000s7k1 19km (12mi) SE of Anthony, Kansas
8/24/2014 7:10:06 PM 37.373 -98.109 8 3.0 usb000s5y1 7 km (4 mi) NW of Harper, Kansas
8/20/2014 11:33:59 AM 37.248 -97.963 6.8 3.1 usb000s4lf 7 km (4 mi) SE of Harper, Kansas
8/10/2014 4:23:12 PM 37.1893 -97.9751 5 2.2 usb000s2av 6 km (4 mi) NE of Anthony, Kansas
8/4/2014 6:50:27 AM 37.231 -97.985 4 2.5 usb000s0pg 7 km (4 mi) SSE of Harper, Kansas
7/29/2014 8:14:48 PM 37.0309 -97.9081 4 2.1 usb000ryhv 17km SE of Anthony, Kansas
7/26/2014 5:57:10 AM 37.1165 -97.8044 2 3.4 usb000rxjs 19km WNW of Caldwell, Kansas
7/25/2014 2:17:24 AM 37.029 -97.818 5 2.4 usb000rx2y 18km W of Caldwell, Kansas
7/20/2014 7:24:58 AM 37.341 -98.102 4.6 3.3 usb000rusq 9km NW of Harper, Kansas
7/19/2014 7:24:58 PM 37.224 -97.947 5.5 3.0 usb000rung 9km SE of Harper, Kansas
7/17/2014 5:40:00 AM 37.1018 -97.8075 5 3.6 usb000rtnr 19km WNW of Caldwell, Kansas
7/12/2014 9:38:56 AM 37.1439 -97.5428 5 2.7 usb000rsd2 13km NNE of Caldwell, Kansas
7/9/2014 9:10:04 PM 37.0685 -97.7902 9.86 3.4 usb000rr5h 16km WNW of Caldwell, Kansas
6/26/2014 8:45:12 PM 37.2486 -97.9751 6.45 2.7 usc000rm8f 6km SE of Harper, Kansas
6/1/2014 7:38:37 PM 37.1072 -97.658 6.21 2.7 usc000r9nl 9km NNW of Caldwell, Kansas
5/30/2014 5:00:500 PM 37.1047 -97.6505 3.61 2.8 usc000r9b8 8km NNW of Caldwell, Kansas
5/22/2014 1:30:19 AM 37.0807 -97.8918 7.91 2.5 usb000qz8a 15km SE of Anthony, Kansas
5/21/2014 12:58:43 PM 37.1279 -97.6415 8.53 2.8 usb000qyd1 10km NNW of Caldwell, Kansas
4/29/2014 8:59:11 AM 37.2097 -97.9138 5 2.7 usb000q3qj 12km ENE of Anthony, Kansas
3/28/2014 6:23:26 AM 37.346 -98.071 1.9 2.8 usc000nuhq 7km NNW of Harper, Kansas
3/23/2014 1:18:36 AM 37.081 -97.846 8.3 2.7 usc000nlu3 13km ENE of Anthony, Kansas
3/22/2014 5:21:57 AM 37.239 -97.891 5.8 2.8 usc000nkxs 18km ESE of Anthony, Kansas
3/22/2014 5:24:25 AM 37.075 -97.844 6.5 3.0 usc000nkxu 18km ESE of Anthony, Kansas
3/21/2014 12:30:16 PM 37.087 -97.85 10.4 3.0 usc000nk01 17km ESE of Anthony, Kansas
3/16/2014 3:46:20 AM 37.181 -97.9 2.5 3.7 usc000nd9r 12km ENE of Anthony, Kansas
3/15/2014 5:09:41 AM 37.207 -97.871 1 2.7 usc000nccz 15km ENE of Anthony, Kansas
3/12/2014 37.2 -97.906 1.6 3.5    
3/12/2014 37.19 -97.901 5 2.7    
3/12/2014 37.185 -97.859 5 3.2    
3/12/2014 37.224 -97.804 5 2.7    
3/7/2014 37.137 -98.054 5 1.7    
3/3/2014 37.121 -97.861 5 1.8    
2/26/2014 37.126 -97.796 5 2.5    
2/21/2014 37.018 -97.886 10 1.9    
2/19/2014 37.303 -97.607 5 2.0    
2/16/2014 37.203 -97.96 0 2.1    
2/15/2014 37.302 -97.604 3.5 2.8    
2/13/2014 37.344 -97.634 5 1.9    
2/13/2014 37.153 -98.494 13.9 1.2    
2/12/2014 37.006 -97.916 5 2.0    
2/12/2014 37.204 -97.897 5 2.8    
2/12/2014 37.008 -97.922 9.8 2.8    
2/12/2014 37.143 -96.934 5 1.3    
2/11/2014 37.001 -97.919 8.6 2.4    
2/10/2014 37.01 -97.911 9.6 2.9    
1/16/2014 37.239 -97.926 5 2.0    
1/14/2014 37.163 -97.806 5 2.3    
1/9/2014 37.109 -97.863 5 1.8    
1/9/2014 37.034 -98.123 5 1.7    

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