A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas. Unique identifier: us2000a51q. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a51q. Exact location of event, depth 4.37 km, -97.6195° West, 37.1344° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 05:39:58 / August 5, 2017 @ 5:39 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.37 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:39:58 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Andover, Ponca City, Wichita (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 55 km (34 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).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 11 km N of Caldwell, Kansas.
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