A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/15 / 2015-09-01 11:41:00 / September 1, 2015 @ 11:41 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.5292 West, latitude 37.0376 North, depth = 6.48 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:41:00 / 6:41 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20003fca. Ids that are associated to the event: us20003fca. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.48 km (4 miles).
The epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Wichita, Derby (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 6 km E of Caldwell, Kansas.
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