A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:46:21 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -97.6251 West, latitude 36.947 North, depth = 6.908 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ds1c. Unique identifier: us1000ds1c. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/04/18 / 2018-04-25 14:46:21 / April 25, 2018 @ 2:46 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.908 km (4 miles).
The epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Derby, Haysville, Mulvane (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 9 km S of Caldwell, Kansas.
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