A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Cheney in Kansas on Friday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:00:17 / 12:00 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20002wht. Event ids that are associated: us20002wht. Global time and date of event 10/07/15 / 2015-07-10 05:00:17 / July 10, 2015 @ 5:00 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.7634° West, 37.6119° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Andover (c. 11 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Augusta, Newton, Andover (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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