A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas. Id of earthquake: us10003w3p. Event ids that are associated: us10003w3p. Exact location of earthquake, -97.6168° West, 37.0936° North, depth 7.04 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/11/15 / 2015-11-09 22:42:06 / November 9, 2015 @ 10:42 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.04 km (4 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:42:06 / 4:42 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Augusta, Valley Center, Park City (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km N of Caldwell, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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