A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from South Hutchinson in Kansas on Thursday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:26:59 / 2:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -97.987° West, 38.0412° North, depth 5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 01/03/18 / 2018-03-01 20:26:59 / March 1, 2018 @ 8:26 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000d9wn. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d9wn.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pratt, Haysville, Great Bend. The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Great Bend (c. 16 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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