A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Eastborough in Kansas. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/12/20 / 2020-12-20 02:39:43 / December 20, 2020 @ 2:39 am. The temblor was reported at 02:39:43 / 2:39 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event id: us7000cskn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cskn. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.244 West, latitude 37.7066 North, depth = 5 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Hutchinson, Winfield (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 8 km (5 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 36 km (22 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 2 km NE of Eastborough, Kansas.
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