A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Marion in Kansas. The temblor was reported at 19:06:03 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70008sx5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008sx5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/04/20 / 2020-04-10 01:06:03 / April 10, 2020 @ 1:06 am. Exact location of event, longitude -97.0004 West, latitude 38.3342 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Emporia (c. 24 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from El Dorado (c. 13 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Andover (c. 11 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Augusta, Emporia, Andover. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 2 km SE of Marion, Kansas.
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