A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Harper in Kansas on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.8604 West, latitude 37.3388 North, depth = 7.27 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h585. Id of event: us2000h585. The temblor was detected at 22:54:14 / 10:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 04:54:14 / August 30, 2018 @ 4:54 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.27 km (5 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Blackwell, Winfield (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Andover (c. 11 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km ENE of Harper, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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