A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Anthony in Kansas on Sunday. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:39:53 / 3:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/05/17 / 2017-05-07 21:39:53 / May 7, 2017 @ 9:39 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us10008qcw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008qcw. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.1299 West, latitude 36.9197 North, depth = 7.514 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.514 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wellington, Blackwell, Enid (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 27 km SSW of Anthony, Kansas.
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