A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Harper in Kansas on Friday. Event id: us1000hyzg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hyzg. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:56:05 / 5:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 23:56:05 / November 30, 2018 @ 11:56 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.9632 West, latitude 37.3667 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hutchinson, Pratt, Park City (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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 NNE of Harper, Kansas.
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