A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Harper in Kansas. Exact location of event, depth 4.9 km, -97.9665° West, 37.2798° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:04:52 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 13:04:52 / September 15, 2017 @ 1:04 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ismpkansas70235408, us2000an8y. Id of event: us2000an8y.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wichita, Derby, Mulvane (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Mulvane (c. 6 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km E of Harper, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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