A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Wellington in Kansas on Sunday. Unique identifier: us1000h4tp. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h4tp. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/10/18 / 2018-10-01 00:33:23 / October 1, 2018 @ 12:33 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.79 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -97.4422° West, 37.1861° North, depth 5.79 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:33:23 / 6:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Valley Center, Park City, Augusta (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 four and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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 SW of Wellington, Kansas.
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