A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Harper in Kansas on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -98.2025 West, latitude 37.3679 North, depth = 5 km. Unique identifier: us10006069. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006069. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:17:14 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/07/16 / 2016-07-05 20:17:14 / July 5, 2016 @ 8:17 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Pratt (c. 6 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hutchinson, Haysville, Wellington. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km WNW of Harper, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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