A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.8 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/04/18 / 2018-04-26 19:02:54 / April 26, 2018 @ 7:02 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 13:02:54 / 1:02 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000dswh. Event ids that are associated: us1000dswh. Exact location of event, longitude -97.6409 West, latitude 36.9358 North, depth = 5.8 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 75 km (47 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Derby, Haysville, Mulvane (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 11 km SSW of Caldwell, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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