A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/10/18 / 2018-10-17 23:06:44 / October 17, 2018 @ 11:06 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.8101° West, 37.051° North. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:06:44 / 5:06 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hdnd. Unique identifier: us1000hdnd.
Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Winfield, Ponca City, Enid (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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