A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Plainville in Kansas on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 02:50:25 / 2:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us600044l0. Event ids that are associated: us600044l0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/06/19 / 2019-06-22 08:50:25 / June 22, 2019 @ 8:50 am. Exact location of event, longitude -99.3725 West, latitude 39.213 North, depth = 5 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hays. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Hays (c. 20 500 pop).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km WSW of Plainville, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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