A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Eastborough in Kansas. Exact location of event, longitude -97.2215 West, latitude 37.7145 North, depth = 2.17 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:47:54 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.17 km (1 miles). Unique identifier: us7000cshm. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cshm. Global time and date of event 19/12/20 / 2020-12-19 18:47:54 / December 19, 2020 @ 6:47 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was McPherson, Arkansas City, Hutchinson. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 11 km (7 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from El Dorado (c. 13 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 4 km NE of Eastborough, Kansas.
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