A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Wellington in Kansas. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/20 / 2020-02-28 01:08:29 / February 28, 2020 @ 1:08 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.4208 West, latitude 37.2841 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us600085qq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600085qq. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:08:29 / 7:08 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Dorado, Ponca City, Valley Center (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from El Dorado (c. 13 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km WNW of Wellington, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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