A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Harper in Kansas. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.9672 West, latitude 37.2778 North, depth = 4.65 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/07/17 / 2017-07-25 00:43:13 / July 25, 2017 @ 12:43 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.65 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:43:13 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000a0km. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a0km, ismpkansas70231363.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wichita, Derby, Mulvane (min 5000 pop). Event 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). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km E of Harper, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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