A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Victoria in Kansas on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -99.1653 West, latitude 38.9237 North, depth = 5 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:26:20 / 1:26 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us600053n5. Event ids that are associated: us600053n5. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/08/19 / 2019-08-11 07:26:20 / August 11, 2019 @ 7:26 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Great Bend, Hays. Event epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Hays (c. 20 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Great Bend (c. 16 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km N of Victoria, Kansas.
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