A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Mankato in Kansas. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:29:20 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/06/17 / 2017-06-03 20:29:20 / June 3, 2017 @ 8:29 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.1903 West, latitude 39.7586 North, depth = 16.17 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009kj0. Id of event: us20009kj0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.17 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Concordia (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Concordia (c. 5 400 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 3 km SSE of Mankato, Kansas.
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