A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Conway Springs in Kansas. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:30:39 / 4:30 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.99 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000dt2z. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000dt2z. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/04/18 / 2018-04-26 22:30:39 / April 26, 2018 @ 10:30 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -97.6777 West, latitude 37.3505 North, depth = 8.99 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Andover (c. 11 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Augusta, Blackwell, Arkansas City (min 5000 pop).
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 fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km SW of Conway Springs, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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