A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Anthony in Kansas on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 07:12:50 / 7:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/10/15 / 2015-10-17 12:12:50 / October 17, 2015 @ 12:12 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: us10003pcg. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003pcg. Exact location, longitude -97.9292° West, latitude 37.0352° North, depth = 5 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ponca City, Derby, Arkansas City.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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. 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: 15 km SE of Anthony, Kansas.
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