A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Cheney in Kansas. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006ezf. Unique identifier: us10006ezf. Exact location, longitude -97.8274° West, latitude 37.5848° North, depth = 2.44 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.44 km (2 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:40:43 / 5:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/16 / 2016-08-19 10:40:43 / August 19, 2016 @ 10:40 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Andover (c. 11 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Winfield, Pratt, Augusta (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km SW of Cheney, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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