A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Anthony in Kansas. The temblor was detected at 05:22:58 / 5:22 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/10/15 / 2015-10-12 10:22:58 / October 12, 2015 @ 10:22 am. Exact location of earthquake, -97.9728° West, 37.2006° North, depth 5.8 km. Unique identifier: us10003myj. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003myj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.8 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wichita, Blackwell, Derby (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 7 km NE of Anthony, Kansas.
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