A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Harper in Kansas. Exact location, longitude -97.974° West, latitude 37.3405° North, depth = 5.97 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/08/18 / 2018-08-27 07:44:55 / August 27, 2018 @ 7:44 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.97 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 01:44:55 / 1:44 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000ghvz. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ghvz.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hutchinson, Park City, Valley Center. Epicenter of the event was 68 km (43 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 80 km (50 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 7 km NE of Harper, Kansas.
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