A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Freeport in Kansas. Event id: us6000ca9q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ca9q. The temblor was picked up at 19:44:06 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 19:44:06 / October 20, 2020 @ 7:44 pm. Exact location of event, depth 4.53 km, -97.9243° West, 37.208° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.53 km (3 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wichita, Blackwell, Derby (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 0 and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km W of Freeport, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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