A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from South Hutchinson in Kansas on Saturday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:17:14 / 8:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -97.9794 West, latitude 37.9654 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/18 / 2018-03-18 02:17:14 / March 18, 2018 @ 2:17 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000d5z2. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d5z2.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Andover, Derby, Pratt (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km SSW of South Hutchinson, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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