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M 4.5 quake: 3km WSW of South Hutchinson, Kansas (USA) on Sun, 19 Jan 19h08

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 5 km depth
M 4.5 quake: 3km WSW of South Hutchinson, Kansas (USA) on Sun, 19 Jan 19h08
M 4.5 quake: 3km WSW of South Hutchinson, Kansas (USA) on Sun, 19 Jan 19h08

Earthquake data (USGS):

Date & Time: Sun, 19 Jan 19:08:41 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-19 13:08:41 -06:00
Hypocenter depth: 5.0 km
Magnitude (Richter scale): 4.5

Latest  "I-felt-it" reports  about this quake:

  • : not felt (not felt)
  • : Bed shook and windows rattled. (MMI V (Moderate shaking))
  • Manhattan: Felt the house shudder for a bit and didn’t think anything of it! (MMI III (Weak shaking))
  • Hutchinson: Bird fell off of perch! (MMI V (Moderate shaking))
  • Towanda Ks: Resting with kid in bed...started swaying and bouncing. Double wide home started creaking and my son woke up. Nice ride. (MMI IV (Light shaking))
  • Hutchinson, KS: Very scary! Lasted about 5 seconds. The worst shake we have ever felt (in 50+ years). (MMI V (Moderate shaking))
  • Mcpherson KS: Chair shook and rocking chair was rocking (MMI IV (Light shaking))
  • mcpherson: strong initial jolt then gradual swaying for about 10 sec. (MMI IV (Light shaking))
  • Hutchinson: Strong shaking. Lasted much longer than usual. Many items broke. (MMI VI (Strong shaking))
  • : Sitting on sofa in basement and it popped side to side a few times and then stopped. It only lasted a few seconds. (MMI III (Weak shaking))
  • Arlington ks: Power went out suddenly, then heard thunder (but sun is shining, no clouds bbn in sky) then violent shaking (MMI VI (Strong shaking))
  • Hutchinson ks: Seams in sheet rock are cracked, pictures fell off the wall, ceiling fan was moving (MMI VI (Strong shaking))
  • : I noticed a round wall hanging swinging back and forth. I should've videoed it, because I wondered why it was doing that, because I don't remember it doing that before. (not felt)
  • 2818 east 45th st north, wichitA, 67219: Was lying down on sofa and rubmling felt like very heavy traffic passing by. (MMI IV (Light shaking))
  • Salina Ks: I felt shaking, nothing in the house moved or rattled, but there was shaking going on. So I would say it was more than light shaking but not as bad as moderate shaking. (MMI V (Moderate shaking))
  • Wichita Kansas: Sitting at my desk in an upstairs bedroom, I felt a few tremors. (MMI II (Very weak shaking))
  • Harper, KS indoors.: A slight rolling like a long gust of wind hit the house. (MMI IV (Light shaking))
  • Wichita Kansas: My boyfriend and I heard stuff rattling, then I felt it. I looked up at something hanging on the wall and could see it shaking for at least 20 seconds. We felt it (MMI III (Weak shaking))
  • Abilene, Kansas: Sitting on the couch and felt the couch sway and shake as if a light to mid weight truck was passing. (MMI III (Weak shaking))
  • Hutchinson: Short violent shaking. Not rolling. Very noisy and seemingly violent. Direction of movement not discernable. (MMI V (Moderate shaking))

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