A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas. Global time and date of event 01/08/17 / 2017-08-01 06:25:12 / August 1, 2017 @ 6:25 am UTC/GMT. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:25:12 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.6009° West, 37.1274° North. Unique identifier: us2000a34d. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a34d. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Augusta, Valley Center, Park City. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 10 km N of Caldwell, Kansas.
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