A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas. The temblor was picked up at 19:08:50 / 7:08 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10003pk9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003pk9. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.78 km (5 miles). Exact location, longitude -97.5983° West, latitude 37.1256° North, depth = 8.78 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/10/15 / 2015-10-19 00:08:50 / October 19, 2015 @ 12:08 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Andover, Wichita, Ponca City (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 10 km N of Caldwell, Kansas.
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