A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/11/17 / 2017-11-09 08:45:13 / November 9, 2017 @ 8:45 am. Exact location of event, depth 1.81 km, -97.5197° West, 36.8953° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bksb. Id of event: us2000bksb. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.81 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:45:13 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Haysville, Derby, Perry (min 5000 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 ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 17 km SSE of Caldwell, Kansas.
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