A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Harper in Kansas. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.9598333 West, latitude 37.2291667 North, depth = 2.72 km. Event id: ismpkansas70146708. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ismpkansas70146708. The temblor was reported at 11:27:02 / 11:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.72 km (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/15 / 2015-10-24 16:27:02 / October 24, 2015 @ 4:27 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackwell, Wichita, Derby. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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