A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Hutchinson in Kansas on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 03:56:35 / 3:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -97.9669° West, latitude 38.0456° North, depth = 5 km. Unique identifier: us600056dt. Ids that are associated to the event: us600056dt. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/08/19 / 2019-08-17 09:56:35 / August 17, 2019 @ 9:56 am.
Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 4 km (2 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Haysville, Wichita, Park City (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km WSW of Hutchinson, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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