A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Anthony in Kansas. Global time and date of event 22/08/16 / 2016-08-22 08:22:00 / August 22, 2016 @ 8:22 am UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:22:00 / 3:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 7.85 km (5 miles). Exact location, longitude -98.0433° West, latitude 37.0838° North, depth = 7.85 km. Unique identifier: us10006fq3. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006fq3.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Blackwell, Wellington (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-four 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 7 km S of Anthony, Kansas.
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