A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Wellington in Kansas. The temblor was reported at 09:01:16 / 9:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -97.5728° West, 37.2343° North, depth 2.88 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.88 km (2 miles). Global time and date of event 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 15:01:16 / August 27, 2017 @ 3:01 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000ac9f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ac9f.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ponca City, Augusta, Valley Center. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 18 km W of Wellington, Kansas.
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