The largest earthquake measured 4.2 and struck around 8 a.m., with an epicenter about 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) from Hutchinson. 2015 Earthquake Frequency. The tremor was felt over an area of 300,000 square miles in Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and maybe Ohio. The earliest, and maybe the strongest, quake reported within the borders of Kansas' occurred April 24, 1867. KANSAS CITY, Mo.
A 4.8-magnitude earthquake hit a part of Kansas this afternoon near the city of Conway Springs, according to the U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center. The U.S. Geological Survey reports that Oklahoma recorded a magnitude 4.3 earthquake near Perry and say it was one of numerous earthquakes in northwest Oklahoma that have been occurring since Friday morning. The county says the reason for the damage to the building is a 5.8 magnitude earthquake that happened 300 miles away in Oklahoma. 2016 Earthquake Frequency. The U.S. Geological Survey received reports that it was felt in Topeka; Ponca City, Oklahoma; and even Kansas City, Missouri, which is …
The Latest: 4.2 Magnitude Earthquake Reported in Kansas A series of earthquakes shook parts of Kansas near Hutchinson, knocking down ceiling tiles and breaking some windows. 2017 Earthquake Frequency. The largest earthquake measured 4.2 and struck around 8 a.m., with an epicenter about 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) from Hutchinson. Kansas City area residents awoke to the ground shaking this morning as tremors traveled north from a large earthquake centered near Perry, Oklahoma. A 4.2 magnitude earthquake shook central Kansas early Friday morning. The 1867 Manhattan earthquake struck Riley County, Kansas. Click to view larger version. Also available is a plot combining all years of interest: Kansas_earthquake_frequency, Acrobat PDF file. (AP) — A series of earthquakes shook parts of Kansas on Friday morning near Hutchinson, knocking down ceiling tiles and breaking some windows. Previous story: Earthquake shakes Kansas City metro area 2014 Earthquake … Earthquakes in Kansas today.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter was 3 miles south/southwest of South Hutchinson.
2018 Earthquake Frequency. Measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale. Overview of Kansas Earthquakes. The following charts use data from the Exploration Services Section, Kansas Geological Survey.