A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Mankato in Kansas. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009nja. Id of event: us20009nja. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location, longitude -98.282° West, latitude 39.802° North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:02:37 / 1:02 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/06/17 / 2017-06-19 07:02:37 / June 19, 2017 @ 7:02 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Concordia (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 59 km (37 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 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 6 km WNW of Mankato, Kansas.
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