A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Ellis in Kansas. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006q0f. Unique identifier: us10006q0f. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:55:19 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/09/16 / 2016-09-16 03:55:19 / September 16, 2016 @ 3:55 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -99.5315 West, latitude 39.0569 North, depth = 5 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hays. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (16 miles) from Hays (c. 20 500 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days four 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km N of Ellis, Kansas.
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