A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/06/16 / 2016-06-11 07:27:02 / June 11, 2016 @ 7:27 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 02:27:02 / 2:27 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.7234 West, latitude 37.1906 North, depth = 5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200063sg. Id of event: us200063sg.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ponca City, Valley Center, Andover (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Andover (c. 11 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 20 km NNW of Caldwell, Kansas.
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