A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.89 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/04/18 / 2018-04-20 19:27:04 / April 20, 2018 @ 7:27 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -97.6348 West, latitude 36.9438 North, depth = 5.89 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dpi0. Unique identifier: us1000dpi0. The temblor was detected at 13:27:04 / 1:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Derby, Haysville, Mulvane. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km SSW of Caldwell, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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