A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from South Hutchinson in Kansas on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/07/17 / 2017-07-30 00:13:44 / July 30, 2017 @ 12:13 am. Exact location of event, depth 1.08 km, -97.9977° West, 38.0268° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a2lh. Id of event: us2000a2lh. The temblor was detected at 18:13:44 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.08 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Great Bend (c. 16 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pratt, Great Bend, Haysville.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 5 km W of South Hutchinson, Kansas.
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