A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Eastborough in Kansas on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us7000cp6l. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cp6l. The temblor was picked up at 16:54:03 / 4:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 16:54:03 / December 8, 2020 @ 4:54 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.2406 West, latitude 37.7188 North, depth = 5 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Hutchinson, Winfield (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 9 km (6 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from El Dorado (c. 13 000 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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 Eastborough, Kansas.
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