A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Harper in Kansas. Exact location of event, depth 4.6 km, -98.1746° West, 37.4099° North. Event id: us20008jdb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008jdb. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:31:48 / 10:31 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.6 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/02/17 / 2017-02-12 16:31:48 / February 12, 2017 @ 4:31 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Pratt (c. 6 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wichita, Hutchinson, Haysville (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 18 km NW of Harper, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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