A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from South Hutchinson in Kansas on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.979 West, latitude 38.0237 North, depth = 5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d1e5. Id of event: us1000d1e5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 10:48:21 / March 8, 2018 @ 10:48 am. The temblor was reported at 04:48:21 / 4:48 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Derby, Andover, Pratt (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Great Bend (c. 16 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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