A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Harper in Kansas. The temblor was reported at 05:55:38 / 5:55 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/11/18 / 2018-11-18 11:55:38 / November 18, 2018 @ 11:55 am. Exact location of earthquake, -97.9915° West, 37.3491° North, depth 3.66 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000htiy. Id of event: us1000htiy. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.66 km (2 miles).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Pratt (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Valley Center, Pratt, Wichita.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km NNE of Harper, Kansas.
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