A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Harper in Kansas on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000h5nn. Unique identifier: us2000h5nn. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 20:37:08 / August 30, 2018 @ 8:37 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 14:37:08 / 2:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.8648° West, 37.3358° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Andover (c. 11 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pratt, Hutchinson, Arkansas City. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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