A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Eastborough in Kansas on Sunday. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:08:31 / 11:08 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000djda. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000djda. Exact location, longitude -97.2359° West, latitude 37.7105° North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/21 / 2021-03-14 23:08:31 / March 14, 2021 @ 11:08 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was McPherson, Arkansas City, Hutchinson (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). 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), 39 km (24 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).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen 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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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. 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: 3 km NE of Eastborough, Kansas.
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