A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Anthony in Kansas. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/20 / 2020-02-10 10:52:52 / February 10, 2020 @ 10:52 am. Exact location of event, longitude -97.9833 West, latitude 37.0757 North, depth = 5.69 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:52:52 / 4:52 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70007mhl. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007mhl. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.69 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Blackwell, Wellington (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 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 two and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 9 km SSE of Anthony, Kansas.
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