A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.647 West, latitude 37.128 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was detected at 17:52:14 / 5:52 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10004rlh. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004rlh. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/02/16 / 2016-02-21 23:52:14 / February 21, 2016 @ 11:52 pm.
The epicenter was 68 km (43 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ponca City, Wichita, Winfield (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 11 km NNW of Caldwell, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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