A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Anthony in Kansas. The temblor was reported at 10:31:46 / 10:31 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -98.0037 West, latitude 37.1908 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/02/17 / 2017-02-22 16:31:46 / February 22, 2017 @ 4:31 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20008lh5. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008lh5.
Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pratt, Wichita, Blackwell (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km NNE of Anthony, Kansas.
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