A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.6245 West, latitude 36.9239 North, depth = 3.13 km. The temblor was detected at 15:09:16 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 3.13 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/06/15 / 2015-06-27 20:09:16 / June 27, 2015 @ 8:09 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10002m4a. Id of event: us10002m4a.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Perry, Derby, Haysville (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 12 km S of Caldwell, Kansas.
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