A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Bellaire in Kansas. Event id: us7000cshp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cshp. Exact location of event, depth 5.98 km, -97.2135° West, 37.7269° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/12/20 / 2020-12-19 18:52:23 / December 19, 2020 @ 6:52 pm. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:52:23 / 6:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.98 km (4 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was McPherson, Arkansas City, Hutchinson. Epicenter of the event was 12 km (7 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km SE of Bellaire, Kansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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