A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from South Hutchinson in Kansas. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/08/19 / 2019-08-16 13:10:49 / August 16, 2019 @ 1:10 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: us600055xu. Event ids that are associated: us600055xu. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:10:49 / 7:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -98.0732° West, latitude 38.008° North, depth = 5 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Great Bend (c. 16 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Haysville, Wichita, Great Bend.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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