Kansas Experiences Magnitude 4 Earthquake Near Caldwell

Earthquake location 37.0531S, -97.3658W

A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Caldwell in Kansas on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us2000j4df. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j4df. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.51 km (2 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:34:30 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/01/19 / 2019-01-16 03:34:30 / January 16, 2019 @ 3:34 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 2.51 km, -97.3658° West, 37.0531° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Close 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 Valley Center, Enid, Perry.

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2019/01/16/light-earthquake-m4-quake-has-struck-near-caldwell-in-kansas/

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