A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Anthony in Kansas. Exact location of event, depth 9.105 km, -98.1322° West, 36.9212° North. Global time and date of event 09/04/17 / 2017-04-09 12:57:28 / April 9, 2017 @ 12:57 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.105 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10008g26. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008g26. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:57:28 / 6:57 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackwell, Enid (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 27 km SSW of Anthony, Kansas.
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