A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas on Wednesday. Event id: us1000atsj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000atsj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.695 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:37:12 / 11:37 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/10/17 / 2017-10-18 17:37:12 / October 18, 2017 @ 5:37 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -97.6539° West, 36.9137° North, depth 7.695 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Derby, Haysville, Perry (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km SSW of Caldwell, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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