A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Ellis in Kansas. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/09/16 / 2016-09-14 12:12:08 / September 14, 2016 @ 12:12 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: us10006pgn. Event ids that are associated: us10006pgn. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -99.5713° West, 39.0096° North. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:12:08 / 7:12 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 26 km (16 miles) from Hays (c. 20 500 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hays (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km N of Ellis, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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