A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Harper in Kansas. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000am4b. Id of event: us2000am4b. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 04:14:41 / September 14, 2017 @ 4:14 am. Exact location, longitude -97.9406° West, latitude 37.3096° North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was reported at 22:14:41 / 10:14 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pratt, Park City, Valley Center. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Park City (c. 7 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km ENE of Harper, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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