A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Marion in Kansas on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/01/20 / 2020-01-29 05:45:22 / January 29, 2020 @ 5:45 am. The temblor was picked up at 23:45:22 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60007itu. Event ids that are associated: us60007itu. Exact location, longitude -96.8965° West, latitude 38.3976° North, depth = 5 km.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 62 km (39 miles) from Emporia (c. 24 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Junction City (c. 23 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from El Dorado (c. 13 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Park City, Valley Center, Junction City (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 11 km ENE of Marion, Kansas.
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