A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Marion in Kansas on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/09/19 / 2019-09-16 14:59:32 / September 16, 2019 @ 2:59 pm. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:59:32 / 8:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -96.8788° West, 38.393° North, depth 5 km. Id of earthquake: us70005h2d. Event ids that are associated: us70005h2d. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Emporia (c. 24 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Junction City (c. 23 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from El Dorado (c. 13 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fort Riley North, Augusta, Andover (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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