A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Harper in Kansas. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jlaz. Unique identifier: us2000jlaz. Exact location of event, longitude -97.9331 West, latitude 37.2926 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:20:10 / 5:20 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/02/19 / 2019-02-21 23:20:10 / February 21, 2019 @ 11:20 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Park City (c. 7 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Blackwell, Park City, Valley Center (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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