A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Salina in Kansas. Exact location of event, longitude -97.5179 West, latitude 38.8436 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 26/01/19 / 2019-01-26 06:20:58 / January 26, 2019 @ 6:20 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000j94l. Event ids that are associated: us2000j94l. The temblor was detected at 00:20:58 / 12:20 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 8 km (5 miles) from Salina (c. 47 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Junction City (c. 23 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Fort Riley North (c. 7 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Abilene (c. 6 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fort Riley North, Junction City, McPherson (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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