A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Wellington in Kansas. Unique identifier: us2000j6qp. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j6qp. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:29:16 / 7:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/01/19 / 2019-01-21 01:29:16 / January 21, 2019 @ 1:29 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -97.3563 West, latitude 37.0638 North, depth = 10.68 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.68 km (7 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Augusta, Andover, Wichita. Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 22 km S of Wellington, Kansas.
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