A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported Kansas kilometers (0 miles) from Kansas on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 13:18:16 / 1:18 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10006qey. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006qey. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 17/09/16 / 2016-09-17 13:18:16 / September 17, 2016 @ 1:18 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.3831 West, latitude 37.4106 North, depth = 5 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from El Dorado (c. 13 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Newton, Blackwell, El Dorado. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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