A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Hope in Kansas. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:08:51 / 11:08 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000dfqw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dfqw. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 23:08:51 / February 8, 2021 @ 11:08 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -97.0262 West, latitude 38.7325 North, depth = 5 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Manhattan (c. 52 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Salina (c. 47 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Junction City (c. 23 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Fort Riley North (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was McPherson, Manhattan, Salina (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 6 km NE of Hope, Kansas.
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