A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Cheney in Kansas. The temblor was reported at 01:34:06 / 1:34 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/11/19 / 2019-11-30 07:34:06 / November 30, 2019 @ 7:34 am. Exact location of event, longitude -97.7971 West, latitude 37.5022 North, depth = 2.19 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006eqe. Id of event: us70006eqe. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.19 km (1 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Winfield, Augusta, Newton (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (28 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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: 14 km S of Cheney, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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