A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas. The temblor was picked up at 00:11:58 / 12:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -97.6961 West, latitude 37.1003 North, depth = 8.22 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.22 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10003jya. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003jya. Global time and date of event 03/10/15 / 2015-10-03 05:11:58 / October 3, 2015 @ 5:11 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Wichita, Ponca City.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 10 km NW of Caldwell, Kansas.
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