A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Harper in Kansas. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/07/17 / 2017-07-25 00:43:13 / July 25, 2017 @ 12:43 am. Exact location of earthquake, -97.9671667° West, 37.2778333° North, depth 4.65 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.65 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 18:43:13 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ismpkansas70231363. Ids that are associated to the event: ismpkansas70231363.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Mulvane (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wichita, Derby, Mulvane (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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