A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Conway Springs in Kansas on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 14:13:00 / 2:13 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000a57w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a57w. Global time and date of event 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 20:13:00 / August 5, 2017 @ 8:13 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.43 km (8 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -97.6027 West, latitude 37.2688 North, depth = 13.43 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ponca City, Augusta, Valley Center (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km SSE of Conway Springs, Kansas.
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