A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from South Hutchinson in Kansas. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:35:12 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/19 / 2019-03-11 05:35:12 / March 11, 2019 @ 5:35 am. Unique identifier: us1000jdfx. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jdfx. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.9859 West, latitude 38.0066 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Haysville, Wichita, Park City (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 4 km WSW of South Hutchinson, Kansas.
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