A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Harper in Kansas on Monday. Global time and date of event 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 08:36:40 / February 27, 2017 @ 8:36 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.1613 West, latitude 37.2869 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was reported at 02:36:40 / 2:36 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008mmx. Unique identifier: us20008mmx.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Pratt (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wellington, Pratt.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km W of Harper, Kansas.
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