A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Kansas kilometers (0 miles) from Kansas. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/09/15 / 2015-09-12 00:55:33 / September 12, 2015 @ 12:55 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003iwg. Id of event: us20003iwg. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:55:33 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -97.9189 West, latitude 37.0438 North, depth = 6.24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.24 km (4 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Derby, Arkansas City, Haysville (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 one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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