A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Plainville in Kansas. Id of earthquake: us70005uy6. Event ids that are associated: us70005uy6. The temblor was detected at 05:27:36 / 5:27 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/10/19 / 2019-10-17 11:27:36 / October 17, 2019 @ 11:27 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -99.4332° West, 39.2508° North.
The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Hays (c. 20 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hays (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 11 km W of Plainville, Kansas.
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