A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Harper in Kansas on Thursday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:06:12 / 4:06 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/03/17 / 2017-03-09 22:06:12 / March 9, 2017 @ 10:06 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000880j. Event ids that are associated: us1000880j. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.1665 West, latitude 37.2938 North, depth = 5 km.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Pratt (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wellington, Pratt (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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