A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.84 km (2 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ismpkansas70232058. Unique identifier: ismpkansas70232058. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:41:50 / 10:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.6156667 West, latitude 37.1275 North, depth = 3.84 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 04:41:50 / August 2, 2017 @ 4:41 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wichita, Ponca City, Winfield (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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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