A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Cheney in Kansas on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.54 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/08/17 / 2017-08-31 07:21:16 / August 31, 2017 @ 7:21 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 01:21:16 / 1:21 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000ade7. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ade7. Exact location of event, longitude -97.7628 West, latitude 37.5944 North, depth = 6.54 km.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Dorado, Winfield, Augusta (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from El Dorado (c. 13 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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