A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Harper in Kansas. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/06/18 / 2018-06-18 22:21:22 / June 18, 2018 @ 10:21 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000euy3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000euy3. The temblor was detected at 16:21:22 / 4:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -97.976 West, latitude 37.3485 North, depth = 5 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hutchinson, Park City, Valley Center. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 8 km NNE of Harper, Kansas.
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