A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ismpkansas70232058, us2000a3iz. Id of event: us2000a3iz. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 04:41:50 / August 2, 2017 @ 4:41 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.89 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:41:50 / 10:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.606 West, latitude 37.1244 North, depth = 4.89 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wichita, Ponca City, Winfield (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 56 km (34 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km N of Caldwell, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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