A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Plainville in Kansas on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -99.4013 West, latitude 39.2621 North, depth = 14.08 km. Global time and date of event 03/12/19 / 2019-12-03 01:33:39 / December 3, 2019 @ 1:33 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006ff0. Id of event: us70006ff0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.08 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 19:33:39 / 7:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Hays (c. 20 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hays (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km WNW of Plainville, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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