A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Anthony in Kansas. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.44 km (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/12/17 / 2017-12-14 16:35:39 / December 14, 2017 @ 4:35 pm. Unique identifier: us2000c4d1. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000c4d1. The temblor was detected at 10:35:39 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -97.8031 West, latitude 37.2108 North, depth = 3.44 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Winfield, Arkansas City, Wichita.
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-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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 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: 21 km ENE of Anthony, Kansas.
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