A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Harper in Kansas. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.9854° West, 37.3721° North. Unique identifier: us2000h5vk. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h5vk. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:44:30 / 10:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/08/18 / 2018-08-31 04:44:30 / August 31, 2018 @ 4:44 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hutchinson, Park City, Valley Center (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 77 km (48 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), 56 km (35 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 10 km NNE of Harper, Kansas.
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