A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Harper in Kansas. Event id: us2000h551. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h551. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:12:56 / 6:12 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -97.8535 West, latitude 37.3534 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 00:12:56 / August 30, 2018 @ 12:12 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackwell, Arkansas City, Hutchinson (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 56 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).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 16 km ENE of Harper, Kansas.
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