A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Medicine Lodge in Kansas. The temblor was picked up at 17:14:15 / 5:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -98.5682° West, latitude 37.2641° North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10008dzl. Event ids that are associated: us10008dzl. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 23:14:15 / April 2, 2017 @ 11:14 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pratt (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Pratt (c. 6 800 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km SSE of Medicine Lodge, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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