A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.6248 West, latitude 37.0966 North, depth = 5.94 km. Id of earthquake: us2000a6lz. Event ids that are associated: us2000a6lz. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:15:31 / 3:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.94 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 21:15:31 / August 9, 2017 @ 9:15 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Augusta, Valley Center, Park City (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km NNW of Caldwell, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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