A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Mankato in Kansas on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us10008uf1. Event ids that are associated: us10008uf1. The temblor was detected at 10:16:56 / 10:16 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/05/17 / 2017-05-23 16:16:56 / May 23, 2017 @ 4:16 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.157 West, latitude 39.735 North, depth = 5 km.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Concordia (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Concordia.
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 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. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 7 km SE of Mankato, Kansas.
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