A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Conway Springs in Kansas on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 04:20:19 / 4:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.7095° West, 37.4334° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: us100074a8. Ids that are associated to the event: us100074a8. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/11/16 / 2016-11-05 09:20:19 / November 5, 2016 @ 9:20 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Newton, Arkansas City, Hutchinson. Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (27 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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