A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Herington in Kansas. Global time and date of event 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 21:31:40 / March 24, 2020 @ 9:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -97.0475° West, latitude 38.7616° North, depth = 5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008fcs. Unique identifier: us70008fcs. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:31:40 / 3:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 62 km (39 miles) from Manhattan (c. 52 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Salina (c. 47 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Junction City (c. 23 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Fort Riley North (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was McPherson, Manhattan, Salina (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km NW of Herington, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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