A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas. Exact location of event, longitude -97.6897 West, latitude 36.9376 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was reported at 05:32:36 / 5:32 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20003gy4. Ids that are associated to the event: us20003gy4. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/09/15 / 2015-09-06 10:32:36 / September 6, 2015 @ 10:32 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Derby, Haysville, Mulvane (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days fifty-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km SW of Caldwell, Kansas.
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