A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us10004gqe. Event ids that are associated: us10004gqe. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.36 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 10:01:41 / January 24, 2016 @ 10:01 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 04:01:41 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.6427 West, latitude 36.9143 North, depth = 2.36 km.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Derby, Haysville, Perry (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 13 km SSW of Caldwell, Kansas.
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