A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Salina in Kansas. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.4782° West, 38.8343° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/04/16 / 2016-04-04 12:33:59 / April 4, 2016 @ 12:33 pm. Unique identifier: us20005eg8. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005eg8. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:33:59 / 7:33 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 12 km (7 miles) from Salina (c. 47 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Junction City (c. 23 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Fort Riley North (c. 7 800 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Abilene (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fort Riley North, Junction City, McPherson (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days 0 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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 E of Salina, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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