A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Herington in Kansas. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.033 West, latitude 38.7361 North, depth = 5 km. Unique identifier: us60008e4s. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008e4s. Global time and date of event 12/03/20 / 2020-03-12 05:33:48 / March 12, 2020 @ 5:33 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:33:48 / 11:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Emporia, Newton, McPherson (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Manhattan (c. 52 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Salina (c. 47 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Emporia (c. 24 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Junction City (c. 23 400 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Every 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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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. 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: 10 km NW of Herington, Kansas.
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