A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas on Monday. Exact location, longitude -97.6214° West, latitude 37.1245° North, depth = 2.76 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.76 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/10/15 / 2015-10-27 03:06:49 / October 27, 2015 @ 3:06 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 22:06:49 / 10:06 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003rqb. Unique identifier: us10003rqb.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Augusta, Enid, Valley Center. Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km N of Caldwell, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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