A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Anthony in Kansas. Unique identifier: us20005iuw. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005iuw. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.311 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/04/16 / 2016-04-15 19:02:10 / April 15, 2016 @ 7:02 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -98.0907° West, 36.9552° North, depth 8.311 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:02:10 / 2:02 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackwell, Wellington, Enid. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 22 km SSW of Anthony, Kansas.
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