A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 03:14:10 / August 5, 2017 @ 3:14 am. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:14:10 / 9:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.6137 West, latitude 37.135 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000a50d. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a50d.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (41 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). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Park City, Andover, Ponca City (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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