A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Anthony in Kansas. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.8058 West, latitude 37.2168 North, depth = 11.59 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.59 km (7 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:39:45 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000c4sd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000c4sd. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/12/17 / 2017-12-15 09:39:45 / December 15, 2017 @ 9:39 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Winfield, Arkansas City, Wichita (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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 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: 21 km ENE of Anthony, Kansas.
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