A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Conway Springs in Kansas on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aad9. Id of event: us2000aad9. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.5764 West, latitude 37.2502 North, depth = 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 20:32:49 / August 21, 2017 @ 8:32 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:32:49 / 2:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ponca City, Augusta, Valley Center.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km SSE of Conway Springs, Kansas.
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