A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Minnesota kilometers (0 miles) from Minnesota. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 16:02:53 / April 25, 2017 @ 4:02 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:02:53 / 4:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.004 West, latitude 44.188 North, depth = 0 km. Unique identifier: us10008kr5. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008kr5.
Epicenter of the event was 3 km (2 miles) from Mankato (c. 39 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Owatonna (c. 25 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Chaska (c. 23 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Faribault (c. 23 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Prior Lake (c. 22 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waconia, Prior Lake, Chaska (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days 0 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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