A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 02:31:34 / 2:31 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -97.5913 West, latitude 37.0983 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/09/19 / 2019-09-21 08:31:34 / September 21, 2019 @ 8:31 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us60005lq5. Unique identifier: us60005lq5.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wichita, Ponca City, Derby.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km N of Caldwell, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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