A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Cheney in Kansas. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.35 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, depth 3.35 km, -97.7737° West, 37.5919° North. Unique identifier: us2000afst. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000afst. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/17 / 2017-09-05 01:32:53 / September 5, 2017 @ 1:32 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:32:53 / 7:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Augusta, Newton, Andover (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Andover (c. 11 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 4 km S of Cheney, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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