A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Harper in Kansas. Exact location of earthquake, -97.8709° West, 37.3583° North, depth 7.99 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/08/18 / 2018-08-31 12:48:43 / August 31, 2018 @ 12:48 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h5y8. Id of event: us2000h5y8. The temblor was reported at 06:48:43 / 6:48 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.99 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Andover (c. 11 800 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Andover, Park City, Valley Center (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 15 km ENE of Harper, Kansas.
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