A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Anthony in Kansas. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j4w7. Unique identifier: us2000j4w7. Exact location of earthquake, -97.9749° West, 37.0769° North, depth 9.13 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/19 / 2019-01-17 03:55:06 / January 17, 2019 @ 3:55 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:55:06 / 9:55 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.13 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Haysville, Enid, Blackwell (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 9 km SSE of Anthony, Kansas.
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