A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 02:19:51 / September 1, 2016 @ 2:19 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 21:19:51 / 9:19 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.38 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006j74. Id of event: us10006j74. Exact location of earthquake, -97.5232° West, 37.0478° North, depth 5.38 km.
The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wichita, Derby, Haysville.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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