A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Eastborough in Kansas. Exact location, longitude -97.2519° West, latitude 37.7134° North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:02:12 / 12:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/21 / 2021-03-14 12:02:12 / March 14, 2021 @ 12:02 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dj9u. Unique identifier: us7000dj9u.
Earthquake epicenter was 8 km (5 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from El Dorado (c. 13 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arkansas City, Hutchinson, Winfield (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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 NNE of Eastborough, Kansas.
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