A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.6125° West, 37.132° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a50m. Unique identifier: us2000a50m. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:32:52 / 9:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 03:32:52 / August 5, 2017 @ 3:32 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 67 km (41 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). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Valley Center, Park City, Andover.
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. 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-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km N of Caldwell, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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