A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas. Unique identifier: us100035ki. Ids that are associated to the event: us100035ki. The temblor was picked up at 18:20:05 / 6:20 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.75 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 27/08/15 / 2015-08-27 23:20:05 / August 27, 2015 @ 11:20 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -97.521 West, latitude 37.0579 North, depth = 5.75 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wichita, Derby, Haysville. Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 8 km ENE of Caldwell, Kansas.
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