A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/11/15 / 2015-11-11 04:16:59 / November 11, 2015 @ 4:16 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10003xa9. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003xa9. Exact location, longitude -97.5732° West, latitude 37.1067° North, depth = 5.82 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.82 km (4 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:16:59 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Park City, Andover, Wichita. Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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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