A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Plainville in Kansas on Friday. The temblor was reported at 17:44:49 / 5:44 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70003tzp. Event ids that are associated: us70003tzp. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 31/05/19 / 2019-05-31 23:44:49 / May 31, 2019 @ 11:44 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -99.4229° West, 39.2487° North, depth 5 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hays (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Hays (c. 20 500 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km W of Plainville, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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