A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Anthony in Kansas on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 10:29:22 / 10:29 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/12/17 / 2017-12-14 16:29:22 / December 14, 2017 @ 4:29 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.8061 West, latitude 37.2013 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: us2000c4cx. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000c4cx.
The epicenter was 68 km (43 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Winfield, Arkansas City, Wichita (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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