A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Smith Center in Kansas. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -98.5362° West, 39.6407° North. The temblor was picked up at 11:58:48 / 11:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/11/16 / 2016-11-16 17:58:48 / November 16, 2016 @ 5:58 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100078xh. Id of event: us100078xh.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Concordia (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Concordia.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 26 km SE of Smith Center, Kansas.
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