A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from South Hutchinson in Kansas on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us600056mz. Unique identifier: us600056mz. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/08/19 / 2019-08-18 08:45:29 / August 18, 2019 @ 8:45 am. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:45:29 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -98.005 West, latitude 38.0146 North, depth = 5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Great Bend (c. 16 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mulvane, Andover, Derby (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km WSW of South Hutchinson, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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