A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Ellis in Kansas. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/09/16 / 2016-09-19 03:24:40 / September 19, 2016 @ 3:24 am. Exact location of event, depth 3.08 km, -99.589° West, 39.007° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.08 km (2 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:24:40 / 10:24 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006qs0. Id of event: us10006qs0.
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). The epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Hays (c. 20 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km NNW of Ellis, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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