A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas. The temblor was detected at 21:21:47 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.3 km (5 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/10/15 / 2015-10-27 02:21:47 / October 27, 2015 @ 2:21 am. Exact location of event, longitude -97.6078 West, latitude 37.1206 North, depth = 7.3 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003rq2. Unique identifier: us10003rq2.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Park City, Andover, Wichita (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 9 km N of Caldwell, Kansas.
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