A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Harper in Kansas on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 21:56:54 / 9:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -98.1535° West, 37.3739° North, depth 5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/09/17 / 2017-09-28 03:56:54 / September 28, 2017 @ 3:56 am. Unique identifier: us2000avqw. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000avqw.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Derby, Wichita, Hutchinson (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel the quake?
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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 14 km NW of Harper, Kansas.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.