A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from South Hutchinson in Kansas. Unique identifier: us600055xa. Ids that are associated to the event: us600055xa. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:59:10 / 6:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/08/19 / 2019-08-16 12:59:10 / August 16, 2019 @ 12:59 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.9879° West, 38.0101° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Great Bend (c. 16 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mulvane, Andover, Derby (min 5000 pop).
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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 4 km WSW of South Hutchinson, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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