A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Wellington in Kansas on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000f3bb. Id of event: us1000f3bb. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:04:25 / 8:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.4167° West, 37.3024° North. Global time and date of event 27/06/18 / 2018-06-27 14:04:25 / June 27, 2018 @ 2:04 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Dorado, Ponca City, Valley Center (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from El Dorado (c. 13 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 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 four and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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 NW of Wellington, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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