A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Harper in Kansas. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/17 / 2017-09-28 04:02:38 / September 28, 2017 @ 4:02 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:02:38 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000avr1. Unique identifier: us2000avr1. Exact location of earthquake, -98.1712° West, 37.3741° North, depth 5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Pratt (c. 6 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Haysville, Wellington, Pratt (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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