A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from South Hutchinson in Kansas on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/09/19 / 2019-09-01 13:21:06 / September 1, 2019 @ 1:21 pm. Unique identifier: us70005aw8. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005aw8. Exact location of event, depth 4.39 km, -97.9752° West, 38.037° North. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:21:06 / 7:21 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.39 km (3 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Great Bend (c. 16 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pratt, Great Bend, Haysville. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km WNW of South Hutchinson, Kansas.
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