A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Kipp in Kansas on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 17:27:16 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -97.51647186° West, 38.79285431° North, depth 5 km. Unique identifier: ok2020nbiq. Ids that are associated to the event: ok2020nbiq. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 17:27:16 / July 4, 2020 @ 5:27 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fort Riley North, Junction City, McPherson (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 10 km (6 miles) from Salina (c. 47 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Junction City (c. 23 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Fort Riley North (c. 7 800 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Abilene (c. 6 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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