A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Conway Springs in Kansas. Global time and date of event 07/11/16 / 2016-11-07 04:52:35 / November 7, 2016 @ 4:52 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -97.7357° West, latitude 37.3778° North, depth = 3.41 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us100075zs. Unique identifier: us100075zs. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:52:35 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.41 km (2 miles).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hutchinson, Blackwell, Augusta. Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km W of Conway Springs, Kansas.
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