A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas on Saturday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:39:05 / 9:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/08/15 / 2015-08-29 14:39:05 / August 29, 2015 @ 2:39 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.62 km (4 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us100035zt. Unique identifier: us100035zt. Exact location of event, depth 6.62 km, -97.4919° West, 37.056° North.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Andover, Wichita, Derby. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km ENE of Caldwell, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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