A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Mankato in Kansas. The temblor was reported at 22:54:24 / 10:54 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008tyn. Event ids that are associated: us10008tyn. Exact location, longitude -98.1449° West, latitude 39.7239° North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/05/17 / 2017-05-21 04:54:24 / May 21, 2017 @ 4:54 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Concordia. Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Concordia (c. 5 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 8 km SE of Mankato, Kansas.
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