A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Ellis in Kansas. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10006q09. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006q09. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:58:28 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -99.5522° West, 39.0744° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/09/16 / 2016-09-16 02:58:28 / September 16, 2016 @ 2:58 am.
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). Event epicenter was 29 km (18 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km N of Ellis, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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