A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Harper in Kansas on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000g9kt. Unique identifier: us1000g9kt. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.9802 West, latitude 37.3567 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/08/18 / 2018-08-15 10:27:57 / August 15, 2018 @ 10:27 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:27:57 / 4:27 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 78 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), 55 km (34 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hutchinson, Park City, Valley Center. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km NNE of Harper, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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