A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Andover in Kansas on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/21 / 2021-03-15 13:59:11 / March 15, 2021 @ 1:59 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000djhz. Unique identifier: us7000djhz. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.2042 West, latitude 37.7176 North, depth = 5 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:59:11 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 12 km (7 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hutchinson (c. 42 100 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Newton (c. 19 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from El Dorado (c. 13 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arkansas City, Hutchinson, Winfield.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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