A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Eastborough in Kansas on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 30/12/20 / 2020-12-30 11:04:44 / December 30, 2020 @ 11:04 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.2448° West, 37.705° North. Unique identifier: us6000d4be. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d4be. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:04:44 / 11:04 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was McPherson, Arkansas City, Hutchinson. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event 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), 83 km (51 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 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. 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 four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km NE of Eastborough, Kansas.
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