A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Wellington in Kansas. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/09/18 / 2018-09-29 18:07:35 / September 29, 2018 @ 6:07 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 12:07:35 / 12:07 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000h4cr. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h4cr. Exact location of event, longitude -97.4649 West, latitude 37.1721 North, depth = 5 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Valley Center, Augusta, Park City.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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