A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Hope in Kansas. The temblor was detected at 02:49:00 / 2:49 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.063° West, 38.7201° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cce9. Id of event: us6000cce9. Global time and date of event 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 02:49:00 / October 24, 2020 @ 2:49 am UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Newton, Manhattan, McPherson (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Manhattan (c. 52 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Salina (c. 47 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Junction City (c. 23 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km NNE of Hope, Kansas.
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