A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from South Hutchinson in Kansas. Global time and date of event 31/01/17 / 2017-01-31 11:08:43 / January 31, 2017 @ 11:08 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007weh. Id of event: us10007weh. Exact location of event, longitude -97.9624 West, latitude 38.0202 North, depth = 5 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:08:43 / 5:08 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Haysville, Wichita, Park City (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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