A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from South Hutchinson in Kansas. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/08/19 / 2019-08-17 01:03:37 / August 17, 2019 @ 1:03 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us600056at. Unique identifier: us600056at. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:03:37 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -97.9537° West, latitude 38.0224° North, depth = 5 km.
Nearby 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 Haysville, Wichita, Park City. Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 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 have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km WSW of South Hutchinson, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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