A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Eastborough in Kansas on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -97.2379° West, 37.719° North, depth 5 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:31:30 / 11:31 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/03/21 / 2021-03-14 11:31:30 / March 14, 2021 @ 11:31 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000dj9m. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dj9m. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 9 km (6 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from McPherson (c. 13 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from El Dorado (c. 13 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was McPherson, Arkansas City, Hutchinson.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. 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 NNE of Eastborough, Kansas.
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