A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Andover in Kansas. Unique identifier: us7000cqtw. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cqtw. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/12/20 / 2020-12-13 17:26:46 / December 13, 2020 @ 5:26 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -97.2024° West, 37.7197° North, depth 5 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:26:46 / 5:26 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Hutchinson, Winfield (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 12 km (8 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from El Dorado (c. 13 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km W of Andover, Kansas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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