A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Harper in Kansas on Wednesday. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:36:41 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/10/18 / 2018-10-03 07:36:41 / October 3, 2018 @ 7:36 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000h656. Unique identifier: us1000h656. Exact location, longitude -97.9833° West, latitude 37.3637° North, depth = 5 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hutchinson, Park City, Valley Center. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 78 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), 55 km (34 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Park City (c. 7 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km NNE of Harper, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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