A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from South Hutchinson in Kansas on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.9746 West, latitude 38.0357 North, depth = 5.75 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.75 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 15:39:03 / 3:39 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006209. Id of event: us60006209. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/10/19 / 2019-10-23 21:39:03 / October 23, 2019 @ 9:39 pm.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter 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 (49 miles) from Great Bend (c. 16 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pratt, Great Bend, Haysville.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km WNW of South Hutchinson, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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