A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Onida in South Dakota. Exact location of event, depth 14.06 km, -99.938° West, 44.825° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/08/17 / 2017-08-15 00:55:34 / August 15, 2017 @ 12:55 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.06 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000a9gb. Event ids that are associated: us2000a9gb. The temblor was reported at 17:55:34 / 5:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (38 miles) from Pierre (c. 13 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pierre (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 16 km NE of Onida, South Dakota. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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