A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 1.67 km, -97.7446° West, 37.0597° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000410t. Id of event: us2000410t. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.67 km (1 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/10/15 / 2015-10-31 04:17:52 / October 31, 2015 @ 4:17 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:17:52 / 11:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 75 km (46 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Ponca City, Winfield (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 12 km WNW of Caldwell, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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