A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Harper in Kansas on Friday. The temblor was detected at 07:04:52 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 13:04:52 / September 15, 2017 @ 1:04 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -97.9665° West, 37.2798333° North, depth 4.9 km. Id of earthquake: ismpkansas70235408. Event ids that are associated: ismpkansas70235408. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles).
Event 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). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wichita, Derby, Mulvane (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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