A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.08 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000ghh7. Event ids that are associated: us1000ghh7. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:09:18 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 06:09:18 / August 26, 2018 @ 6:09 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 6.08 km, -97.3709° West, 37.0598° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (44 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Andover, Wichita, Haysville (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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