A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Stapleton in Nebraska. Exact location, longitude -100.2968° West, latitude 41.2856° North, depth = 5 km. Unique identifier: us2000itd7. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000itd7. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:47:50 / 10:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/12/18 / 2018-12-13 16:47:50 / December 13, 2018 @ 4:47 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from North Platte (c. 24 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Lexington (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lexington, North Platte (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 28 km SE of Stapleton, Nebraska.
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