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Magnitude 3.2 earthquake strikes near Junction City, Geary County, Kansas, USA

Sat, 8 May 2021, 11:19
11:19 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
3.2 quake 8 May 6:04 am (GMT -5)
3.2 quake 8 May 6:04 am (GMT -5)
Just 13 minutes ago, a 3.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Junction City, Geary County, Kansas, USA. The tremor was recorded early morning on Saturday 8 May 2021 at 6:04 am local time, at a very shallow depth of 3.9 miles below the surface.
The event was filed by the United States Geological Survey, the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.2 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Wagram (pop. 340) located 2 miles from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Abilene (pop. 6,600) located 18 miles from the epicenter. In Marion (pop. 1,800, 24 miles away), Junction City (pop. 24,600, 26 miles away), Salina (pop. 47,800, 33 miles away), Manhattan (pop. 56,300, 42 miles away), and Newton (pop. 19,200, 47 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:
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Date & time: 8 May 2021 6:04 am (GMT -5) local time (8 May 2021 11:04 GMT)
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 6.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.69°N / 97.04°W (Dickinson, Kansas, United States)
Primary data source: USGS

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