A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Conway Springs in Kansas. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/11/16 / 2016-11-26 02:57:15 / November 26, 2016 @ 2:57 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007cfz. Id of event: us10007cfz. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.6271° West, 37.2433° North. The temblor was picked up at 20:57:15 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ponca City, Augusta, Valley Center (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km S of Conway Springs, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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