A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Marion in Kansas. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:19:35 / 5:19 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007jly. Id of event: us60007jly. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.9095 West, latitude 38.3882 North, depth = 5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/01/20 / 2020-01-29 23:19:35 / January 29, 2020 @ 11:19 pm.
The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Salina (c. 47 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Emporia (c. 24 900 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Junction City (c. 23 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salina, Augusta, Andover. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 10 km ENE of Marion, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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