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Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 25 mi southwest of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA, on Saturday, Mar 19, 2022 at 7:00 pm (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 25 mi southwest of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA, on Saturday, Mar 19, 2022 at 7:00 pm (GMT -5) Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 25 mi southwest of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA, on Saturday, Mar 19, 2022 at 7:00 pm (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 2 km depth

20 Mar 00:02 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 2 minutes.
20 Mar 00:04: Now using data updates from RaspberryShake
20 Mar 00:08: Now using data updates from USGS

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 20, 2022 00:00:15 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Mar 19, 2022 at 7:00 pm (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.5
Depth2.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude37.5191°N / 97.7384°W (Sedgwick, Kansas, United States)
Antipode37.519°S / 82.262°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt6 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities10 km (6 mi) NNE of Milton (pop: 155) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) SSE of Marshall (pop: 2,160) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) W of Clearwater (pop: 2,540) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) SW of Goddard (pop: 4,720) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) W of Haysville (pop: 11,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) WSW of Wichita (pop: 390,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
42 km (26 mi) W of El Paso (Sedgwick County) (pop: 23,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) NW of Wellington (Sumner County) (pop: 7,990) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) SSE of Hutchinson (pop: 41,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
248 km (154 mi) SW of Topeka (pop: 127,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 19.1°C (66 F), humidity: 40%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from NNW
Estimated seismic energy released1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.52.4 kmNear Haysville, Kansas, USAUSGS
3.52.4 kmKansasRaspberryShake
3.52 kmKANSASEMSC

User reports for this quake (7)

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Norwich,ks (12.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Laying in bed husband and I both felt one at 7 one at 705 pm | One user found this interesting.  
Milton,ks (8.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / complex motion difficult to describe / 1-2 s : Felt like someone ran into the house.  
67106 (7.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 2-5 s : In living room felt like someone hit the house with a car  
Viola Ks (13 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Loud rumble sound and shaking  
Conway Springs, Condado de Sumner, Kansas (8.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sitting down. House shook  
Conway Springs / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Goddard / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
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