A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Anthony in Kansas. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:25:49 / 8:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.0159 West, latitude 37.2027 North, depth = 6.62 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.62 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/10/15 / 2015-10-10 01:25:49 / October 10, 2015 @ 1:25 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003mpn. Unique identifier: us10003mpn.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Pratt (c. 6 800 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pratt, Blackwell, Derby (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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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. 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: 5 km NNE of Anthony, Kansas.
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