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2017 Earthquake Frequency

Frequency chart of Kansas Earthquakes 2017; number of quakes per month.

Also available is a plot combining all years of interest: Kansas_earthquake_frequency, Acrobat PDF file.

Most Recent Earthquake

April 13, 2017

Date: 04/13/2017, 11:24:55 PM
Latitude: 37.226
Longitude: -97,883
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.7
More info: us10008hg7
Location: 4 km (2 miles) NW of Freeport, KS

Most Recent Earthquake

April 8, 2017

Date: 04/08/2017, 0:15:28 AM
Latitude: 39.759
Longitude: -98.151
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.9
More info: us10008fs0
Location: 6 km (4 miles) ESE of Mankato, KS

Date: 04/08/2017, 5:34:41 AM
Latitude: 37.124
Longitude: -97.672
Depth (km): 5
Magnitude: 2.6
More info: us10008ftl
Location: 11 km (7 miles) NNW of Caldwell, KS

Date: 04/08/2017, 8:02:55 AM
Latitude: 39.758
Longitude: -98.184
Depth (km): 14.7
Magnitude: 2.3
More info: us10008fvh
Location: 4 km (2 miles) SSE of Mankato, KS

Date: 04/08/2017, 10:49:24 AM
Latitude: 39.738
Longitude: -98.111
Depth (km): 14.9
Magnitude: 2.6
More info: us10008fvv
Location: 8 km (5 miles) NNE of Jewell, KS

Date: 04/08/2017, 1:49:55 PM
Latitude: 39.747
Longitude: -98.124
Depth (km): 14.6
Magnitude: 2.6
More info: us10008fx5
Location: 9 km (5 miles) ESE of Mankato, KS

Most Recent Earthquake

April 7, 2017

Date: 04/07/2017, 3:08:36 PM
Latitude: 39.749
Longitude: -98.122
Depth (km): 14.0
Magnitude: 3.3
More info: us10008fp3
Location: 9 km (5 miles) ESE of Mankato, KS

Date: 04/07/2017, 3:16:56 PM
Latitude: 39.761
Longitude: -98.151
Depth (km): 14.2
Magnitude: 2.6
More info: us10008fve
Location: 6 km (4 miles) ESE of Mankato, KS

Date: 04/07/2017, 5:03:12 PM
Latitude: 39.781
Longitude: -98.188
Depth (km): 14.7
Magnitude: 2.7
More info: us10008fvf
Location: 2 km (1 miles) ESE of Mankato, KS

Date: 04/07/2017, 9:43:19 PM
Latitude: 39.762
Longitude: -98.155
Depth (km): 15.0
Magnitude: 2.6
More info: us10008fvz
Location: 5 km (3 miles) ESE of Mankato, KS

Most Recent Earthquake

April 6, 2017

Date: 04/06/2017, 11:01:43 AM
Latitude: 39.749
Longitude: -98.150
Depth (km): 13.9
Magnitude: 3.0
More info: us10008f8q
Location: 6 km (4 miles) SE of Mankato, KS

Date: 04/06/2017, 7:13:18 PM
Latitude: 39.746
Longitude: -98.203
Depth (km): 14
Magnitude: 3.2
More info: us10008fbg
Location: 5 km (3 miles) S of Mankato, KS

Date: 04/06/2017, 7:55:29 PM
Latitude: 39.751
Longitude: -98.152
Depth (km): 13.6
Magnitude: 2.0
More info: us10008fi4
Location: 6 km (4 miles) SE of Mankato, KS

Most Recent Earthquake

April 5, 2017

Date: 04/05/2017, 5:36:33 AM
Latitude: 39.737
Longitude: -98.120
Depth (km): 14.7
Magnitude: 2.8
More info: us10008ejj
Location: 6 km (4 miles) SE of Mankato, KS

Most Recent Earthquake

April 4, 2017

Date: 04/04/2017, 12:54:34 PM
Latitude: 39.798
Longitude: -98.198
Depth (km): 14.7
Magnitude: 3.4
More info: us10008ed5
Location: 5 km (3.1 miles) SE of Mankato, KS

Date: 04/04/2017, 13:36:04 PM
Latitude: 39.769
Longitude: -98.177
Depth (km): 12.6
Magnitude: 2.1
More info: us10008f6y
Location: 3 km (2 miles) SE of Mankato, KS

Most Recent Earthquake

April 2, 2017

Date: 04/02/2017, 6:14:16 PM
Latitude: 37.264
Longitude: -98.568
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.8
More info: us10008dzl
Location: 3 km (2 miles) SSE of Medicine Lodge, KS

Most Recent Earthquake

Mar. 30, 2017

Date: 03/30/2017, 3:32:50 AM
Latitude: 37.374
Longitude: -97.375
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.9
More info: us10008d8w
Location: 9 km (6 miles) WSW of Belle Plaine, KS

Most Recent Earthquake

Mar. 22, 2017

Date: 03/22/2017, 9:45:53 AM
Latitude: 37.053
Longitude: -97.366
Depth (km): 1.5
Magnitude: 2.5
More info: us20008tyq
Location: 3 km (2 miles) E of South Haven, KS

Most Recent Earthquake

Mar. 15, 2017

Date: 03/15/2017, 11:22:15 AM
Latitude: 37.040
Longitude: -97.904
Depth (km): 4.3
Magnitude: 2.3
More info: us20008sa3
Location: 5 km (3 miles) SSW of Bluff City, KS

Date: 03/15/2017, 5:21:25 PM
Latitude: 37.036
Longitude: -97.913
Depth (km): 1.2
Magnitude: 2.6
More info: us20008sd6
Location: 6 km (4 miles) SW of Bluff City, KS

Most Recent Earthquake

Mar. 12, 2017

Date: 03/12/2017, 1:10:09 AM
Latitude: 37.151
Longitude: -97.803
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.6
More info: us100088he
Location: 7 km (4 miles) SE of Freeport, KS

Date: 03/12/2017, 3:19:55 PM
Latitude: 37.075
Longitude: -97.354
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.7
More info: us100088jz
Location: 5 km (3 miles) ENE of South Haven, KS

Most Recent Earthquake

Mar. 9, 2017

Date: 03/09/2017, 1:54:43 AM
Latitude: 37.264
Longitude: -98.139
Depth (km): 1.8
Magnitude: 2.4
More info: us100087wg
Location: 8 km (5 miles) ENE of Attica, KS

Date: 03/09/2017, 4:06:12 PM
Latitude: 37.294
Longitude: -98.166
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.8
More info: us1000880j
Location: 8 km (5 miles) NE of Attica, KS

Date: 03/09/2017, 5:49:28 PM
Latitude: 37.070
Longitude: -97.982
Depth (km): 7.2
Magnitude: 3.2
More info: us1000881b
Location: 9 km (6 miles) W of Bluff City, KS

Date: 03/09/2017, 9:25:36 PM
Latitude: 37.267
Longitude: -98.174
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.7
More info: us10008826
Location: 6 km (3 miles) ENE of Attica, KS

Most Recent Earthquake

Mar. 6, 2017

Date: 03/06/2017, 5:21:05 PM
Latitude: 37.047
Longitude: -97.380
Depth (km): 6.6
Magnitude: 2.7
More info: us100087d8
Location: 2 km (1 miles) E of South Haven, KS

Most Recent Earthquake

Mar. 5, 2017

Date: 03/05/2017, 6:06:36 AM
Latitude: 37.113
Longitude: -97.467
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.6
More info: us10008746
Location: 9 km (6 miles) NW of South Haven, KS

Most Recent Earthquake

Feb. 27, 2017

Date: 02/27/2017, 2:36:41 AM
Latitude: 37.287
Longitude: -98.161
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.8
More info: us20008mmx
Location: 8 km (5 miles) NE of Attica, KS

Most Recent Earthquake

Feb. 26, 2017

Date: 02/26/2017, 0:52:24 AM
Latitude: 37.276
Longitude: -98.167
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.6
More info: us20008mhc
Location: 7 km (4 miles) NE of Attica, KS

Event us20008miy at 9:36:33 AM has been deleted by the USGS after further review.

Date: 02/26/2017, 8:31:36 PM
Latitude: 37.274
Longitude: -98.144
Depth (km): 6.2
Magnitude: 2.2
More info: us20008ml4
Location: 8 km (5 miles) ENE of Attica, KS

Most Recent Earthquake

Feb. 25, 2017

Date: 02/25/2017, 4:36:43 AM
Latitude: 37.046
Longitude: -97.377
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.6
More info: us20008mdh
Location: 2 km (1 miles) E of South Haven, KS

Most Recent Earthquake

Feb. 22, 2017

Date: 02/22/2017, 10:31:46 AM
Latitude: 37.191
Longitude: -98.004
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 3.3
More info: us20008lh5
Location: 5 km (3 miles) NNE of Anthony, KS

Most Recent Earthquake

Feb. 16, 2017

Date: 02/16/2017, 7:42:01 AM
Latitude: 37.150
Longitude: -97.815
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.7
More info: us20008k7x
Location: 6 km (4 miles) SE of Freeport, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Feb. 13, 2017

Date: 02/13/2017, 3:39:59 PM
Latitude: 37.060
Longitude: -97.378
Depth (km): 6
Magnitude: 3.3
More info: us20008jkp
Location: 2 km (2 miles) ENE of South Haven, Kanas

Most Recent Earthquake

Feb. 12, 2017

Date: 02/12/2017, 10:31:48 AM
Latitude: 37.410
Longitude: -98.175
Depth (km): 8.5
Magnitude: 3.1
More info: us20008jdb
Location: 18 km (11 mi) NW of Harper, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Feb. 8, 2017

Date: 02/08/2017, 4:20:43 PM
Latitude: 37.049
Longitude: -97.376
Depth (km): 1.2
Magnitude: 2.9
More info: us20008ikz
Location: 20 km (12 mi) E of Caldwell, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Feb. 7, 2017

Date: 02/07/2017, 9:14:49 PM
Latitude: 37.054
Longitude: -97.367
Depth (km): 7.6
Magnitude: 2.7
More info: us20008ids
Location: 21 km (13 mi) E of Caldwell, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Jan. 31, 2017

Date: 01/31/2017, 5:08:44 AM
Latitude: 38.020
Longitude: -97.962
Depth (km): 5
Magnitude: 2.9
More info: us10007weh
Location: 2 km (1 mi) WSW of South Hutchinson, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Jan. 28, 2017

Date: 01/28/2017, 9:33:06 PM
Latitude: 38.026
Longitude: -97.966
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.3
More info: us10007w3m
Location: 2 km (1 mi) W of South Hutchinson, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Jan. 24, 2017

Date: 01/24/2017, 11:51:01 PM
Latitude: 38.144
Longitude: -97.779
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.2
More info: us10007vfk
Location: 1 km (0 mi) NW of Buhler, Kansas

2016 Earthquake Frequency

Frequency chart of Kansas Earthquakes 2016; number of quakes per month.

Most Recent Earthquake

Dec. 31, 2016

Date: 12/31/2016, 3:15:10 PM
Latitude: 37.558
Longitude: -97.836
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.5
More info: us10007nxi
Location: 9 km (5 mi) SSW of Cheney, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Dec. 22, 2016

Date: 12/22/2016, 8:46:57 AM
Latitude: 37.231
Longitude: -97.868
Depth (km): 4.5
Magnitude: 3.1
More info: us10007lzy
Location: 15 km (9 mi) ESE of Harper, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Dec. 21, 2016

Date: 12/21/2016, 9:12:50 AM
Latitude: 37.569
Longitude: -97.827
Depth (km): 3.2
Magnitude: 2.9
More info: us10007lqa
Location: 7 km (4 mi) SSW of Cheney, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Dec. 4, 2016

Date: 12/04/2016, 2:54:13 AM
Latitude: 39.617
Longitude: -98.540
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.6
More info: us10007esc
Location: 23 km (14 mi) NE of Osborne, Kansas

Date: 12/04/2016, 2:52:50 AM
Latitude: 37.404
Longitude: -97.413
Depth (km): 4.3
Magnitude: 2.2
More info: us10007e84
Location: 11 km (6 mi) W of Belle Plaine, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Nov. 28, 2016

Date: 11/28/2016, 7:32:02 PM
Latitude: 37.410
Longitude: -97.387
Depth (km): 9.9
Magnitude: 2.5
More info: us10007d18
Location: 9 km (5 mi) W of Belle Plaine, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Nov. 25, 2016

Date: 11/25/2016, 8:57:16 PM
Latitude: 37.243
Longitude: -97.627
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.8
More info: us10007cfz
Location: 16 km (9 mi) S of Conway Springs, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Nov. 16, 2016

Date: 11/16/2016, 11:58:48 AM
Latitude: 39.641
Longitude: -98.536
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 3.4
More info: us100078xh
Location: 26 km (16 mi) SE of Smith Center, Kansas

Date: 11/16/2016, 3:45:12 PM
Latitude: 39.646
Longitude: -98.573
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.7
More info: us10007928
Location: 23 km (14 mi) SE of Smith Center, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Nov. 6, 2016

Date: 11/06/2016, 10:52:36 PM
Latitude: 37.378
Longitude: -97.736
Depth (km): 3.4
Magnitude: 3.1
More info: us100075zs
Location: 8 km (4 mi) W of Conway Springs, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Nov. 5, 2016

Date: 11/05/2016, 4:20:20 AM
Latitude: 37.433
Longitude: -97.710
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.9
More info: us100074a8
Location: 7 km (4 mi) NW of Conway Springs, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Nov. 4, 2016

Date: 11/04/2016, 2:12:53 PM
Latitude: 37.336
Longitude: -98.140
Depth (km): 11.0
Magnitude: 2.8
More info: us1000746g
Location: 13 km (8 mi) NW of Harper, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Oct. 31, 2016

Date: 10/31/2016, 11:17:51 AM
Latitude: 38.952
Longitude: -99.467
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.5
More info: us1000739h
Location: 8 km (4 mi) E of Ellis, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Oct. 25, 2016

Date: 10/25/2016, 10:59:08 AM
Latitude: 37.153
Longitude: -97.835
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.6
More info: us20007gm7
Location: 17 km (10 mi) E of Anthony, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Oct. 24, 2016

Date: 10/24/2016, 8:25:55 AM
Latitude: 37.137
Longitude: -97.828
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 3.5
More info: us20007gdi
Location: 18 km (11 mi) E of Anthony, Kansas

Date: 10/24/2016, 8:50:14 AM
Latitude: 37.124
Longitude: -97.847
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.8
More info: us20007gdm
Location: 16 km (9 mi) E of Anthony, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Sept. 27, 2016

Date: 09/27/2016, 6:47:30 PM
Latitude: 37.144
Longitude: -98.020
Depth (km): 3.8
Magnitude: 2.0
More info: us10006tg8
Location: 1 km (0 mi) SE of Anthony, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Sept. 18, 2016

Date: 09/18/2016, 10:24:41 PM
Latitude: 39.007
Longitude: -99.589
Depth (km): 3.1
Magnitude: 3.2
More info: us10006qs0
Location: 8 km (4 mi) NNW of Ellis, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquakes

Sept. 17, 2016

Date: 09/17/2016, 8:18:17 AM
Latitude: 37.411
Longitude: -97.383
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.9
More info: us10006qey
Location: 9 km (5 mi) WNW of Belle Plaine, Kansas

Date: 09/17/2016, 10:37:41 PM
Latitude: 37.143
Longitude: -98.020
Depth (km): 5.7
Magnitude: 2.7
More info: us10006qkr
Location: 1 km (0 mi) SE of Anthony, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Sept. 16, 2016

Date: 09/16/2016, 0:51:10 AM
Latitude: 39.004
Longitude: -99.577
Depth (km): 1.2
Magnitude: 2.6
More info: us10006q15
Location: 7 km (4 mi) N of Ellis, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquakes

Sept. 15, 2016

Date: 09/15/2016, 9:58:29 PM
Latitude: 39.074
Longitude: -99.552
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 3.3
More info: us10006q09
Location: 15 km (9 mi) N of Ellis, Kansas

Date: 09/15/2016, 10:55:19 PM
Latitude: 39.057
Longitude: -99.531
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 3.1
More info: us10006q0f
Location: 13 km (8 mi) N of Ellis, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquakes

Sept. 14, 2016

Date: 09/14/2016, 7:12:08 AM
Latitude: 39.010
Longitude: -99.571
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 3.5
More info: us10006pgn
Location: 7 km (4 mi) N of Ellis, Kansas

Date: 09/14/2016, 10:55:21 PM
Latitude: 38.665
Longitude: -97.441
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.5
More info: us10006pp3
Location: 22 km (13 mi) ENE of Lindsborg, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Sept. 13, 2016

Date: 09/13/2016, 11:18:01 AM
Latitude: 37.362
Longitude: -98.097
Depth (km): 9.1
Magnitude: 3.2
More info: us10006p9q
Location: 10 km (6 mi) NW of Harper, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Sept. 9, 2016

Date: 09/09/2016, 5:49:13 AM
Latitude: 37.229
Longitude: -97.096
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.8
More info: us10006naj
Location: 8 km (4 mi) W of Winfield, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Sept. 6, 2016

Date: 09/06/2016, 4:39:37 PM
Latitude: 37.062
Longitude: -97.544
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.7
More info: us10006mj1
Location: 6 km (3 mi) ENE of Caldwell, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Aug. 31, 2016

Date: 08/31/2016, 10:27:05 AM
Latitude: 39.006
Longitude: -99.583
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 3.2
More info: us10006j1s
Location: 7 km (4 mi) NNW of Ellis, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Aug. 29, 2016

Date: 08/29/2016, 9:38:49 PM
Latitude: 37.051
Longitude: -97.534
Depth (km): 7.2
Magnitude: 2.7
More info: us20006v75
Location: 6 km (3 mi) ENE of Caldwell, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquakes

Aug. 25, 2016

Date: 08/25/2016, 4:04:19 PM
Latitude: 37.124
Longitude: -98.025
Depth (km): 5.1
Magnitude: 2.1
More info: us20006u1y
Location: 3 km (1 mi) S of Anthony, Kansas

Date: 08/25/2016, 11:23:34 PM
Latitude: 37.054
Longitude: -97.512
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.8
More info: us20006u4c
Location: 8 km (4 mi) ENE of Caldwell, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Aug. 22, 2016

Date: 08/22/2016, 3:22:00 AM
Latitude: 37.084
Longitude: -98.043
Depth (km): 7.8
Magnitude: 2.9
More info: us10006fq3
Location: 7 km (4 mi) S of Anthony, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquakes

Aug. 21, 2016

Date: 08/21/2016, 5:49:49 AM
Latitude: 37.040
Longitude: -97.855
Depth (km): 4.3
Magnitude: 2.8
More info: us10006fkc
Location: 20 km (12 mi) SE of Anthony, Kansas

Date: 08/21/2016, 9:10:17 AM
Latitude: 37.572
Longitude: -97.277
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.2
More info: us10006fkw
Location: 2 km (1 mi) NNW of Derby, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Aug. 19, 2016

Date: 08/19/2016, 5:40:43 AM
Latitude: 37.585
Longitude: -97.827
Depth (km): 2.4
Magnitude: 3.5
More info: us10006ezf
Location: 6 km (3 mi) SW of Cheney, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Aug. 10, 2016

Date: 08/10/2016, 5:49:29 AM
Latitude: 37.620
Longitude: -97.103
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.7
More info: us10006ckk
Location: 7 km (4 mi) NNE of Rose Hill, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

Aug. 9, 2016

Date: 08/09/2016, 2:10:24 AM
Latitude: 37.048
Longitude: -97.528
Depth (km): 5.1
Magnitude: 2.7
More info: us10006c9i
Location: 7 km (4 mi) ENE of Caldwell, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

July 22, 2016

Date: 07/22/2016, 2:45:32 PM
Latitude: 37.006
Longitude: -97.957
Depth (km): 4
Magnitude: 2.2
More info: us20006gvu
Location: 17 km (10 mi) SSE of Anthony, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

July 12, 2016

Date: 07/12/2016, 1:54:26 PM
Latitude: 37.271
Longitude: -97.850
Depth (km): 12.3
Magnitude: 3.0
More info: us10006318
Location: 15 km (9 mi) E of Harper, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

July 5, 2016

Date: 07/05/2016, 3:17:15 PM
Latitude: 37.368
Longitude: -98.203
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 3.5
More info: us10006069
Location: 18 km (11 mi) WNW of Harper, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

July 2, 2016

Date: 07/02/2016, 1:22:55 AM
Latitude: 37.391
Longitude: -98.010
Depth (km): 2.2
Magnitude: 3.3
More info: us10005zf1
Location: 11 km (6 mi) N of Harper, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

June 26, 2016

Date: 06/26/2016, 1:35:35 PM
Latitude: 37.354
Longitude: -98.204
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 3.4
More info: us2000670a
Location: 17 km (10 mi) WNW of Harper, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

June 25, 2016

Date: 06/25/2016, 6:14:55 PM
Latitude: 37.557
Longitude: -97.811
Depth (km): 4.0
Magnitude: 2.6
More info: us200066ur
Location: 8 km (4 mi) SSW of Cheney, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

June 21, 2016

Date: 06/21/2016, 6:32:57 PM
Latitude: 37.182
Longitude: -98.063
Depth (km): 4.0
Magnitude: 2.6
More info: us200065vm
Location: 4.0 km (2.5 mi) NW of Anthony, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

June 14, 2016

Date: 06/14/2016, 7:55:37 PM
Latitude: 37.076
Longitude: -97.725
Depth (km): 4.2
Magnitude: 2.7
More info: us200064gr
Location: 11 km (6 mi) WNW of Caldwell, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

June 11, 2016

Date: 06/11/2016, 2:27:03 AM
Latitude: 37.191
Longitude: -97.723
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 3.5
More info: us200063sg
Location: 20 km (12 mi) NNW of Caldwell, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

June 5, 2016

Date: 06/05/2016, 12:08:18 PM
Latitude: 37.182
Longitude: -98.008
Depth (km): 5
Magnitude: 3.2
More info: us2000627j
Location: 3.0 km (1.9 mi) NNE of Anthony, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

June 1, 2016

Date: 06/01/2016, 1:13:18 PM
Latitude: 37.168
Longitude: -98.998
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 3.1
More info: us20005zpn
Location: 3.0 km (1.9 mi) ENE of Anthony, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

May 24, 2016

Date: 05/24/2016, 8:50:56 AM
Latitude: 37.294
Longitude: -98.868
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.6
More info: us10005jle
Location: 25 km (15.5 mi) W of Medicine Lodge, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquakes

May 14, 2016

Date: 05/14/2016, 1:38:35 AM
Latitude: 37.588
Longitude: -97.808
Depth (km): 1.1
Magnitude: 2.5
More info: us10005hdc
Location: 5 km (3 mi) SSW of Cheney, Kansas

Date: 05/14/2016, 2:04:37 PM
Latitude: 37.055
Longitude: -97.731
Depth (km): 4.8
Magnitude: 2.8
More info: us10005hfa
Location: 11 km (6 mi) WNW of Caldwell, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

May 3, 2016

Date: 05/03/2016, 3:20:55 PM
Latitude: 37.204
Longitude: -97.611
Depth (km): 7.2
Magnitude: 2.6
More info: us10005dgj
Location: 19.0 km (11.8 mi) N of Caldwell, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquakes

May 1, 2016

Date: 05/01/2016, 00:37:39 AM
Latitude: 37.203
Longitude: -97.894
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 3.3
More info: us10005ct9
Location: 13 km (8 mi) ENE of Anthony, Kansas

Date: 05/01/2016, 10:04:47 PM
Latitude: 37.227
Longitude: -97.975
Depth (km): 4.0
Magnitude: 2.6
More info: us10005cx7
Location: 8 km (4 mi) SE of Harper, Kansas

Most Recent Earthquake

April 5, 2016

Date: 04/05/2016, 10:43:07 AM
Latitude: 37.011
Longitude: -97.747
Depth (km): 5.0
Magnitude: 2.6
More info: us20005fm9
Location: 12 km (7 mi) W of Caldwell, Kansas

2015 Earthquake Frequency

Frequency chart of Kansas Earthquakes 2015; number of quakes per month.

Using primarily quakes reported by the USGS National Earthquake Information Center, 2015 had

  • 110 quakes of mag. 2.0 to 2.9
  • 54 quakes of mag. 3.0 to 3.9
  • 2 quakes of mag. 4 and above
  • 166 quakes total
  • largest was 4.1 on June 5

2014 Earthquake Frequency

Frequency chart of Kansas Earthquakes 2014; number of quakes per month.

Sept. 8, 2014 Quakes

A research network of seismographs operated by KGS to explore the Wellington oil field detected two earthquakes on Monday, September 8, 2014, in Sumner County. A magnitude 3.4 earthquake occurred at 7:56 am local time, followed by a magnitude 3.1 at 10:23 am. The epicenters of these earthquakes were located approximately 9 mi south of Conway Springs. Local residents reported experiencing light shaking, and hearing dishes and windows rattle.

Seismic traces recorded by the KGS network during two earthquakes on Monday, September 8, 2014, in Sumner County.

Seismic traces for Sept. 8 events; click to view larger image.

The epicenters of the September 8, 2014, earthquakes (black circles) were located approximately 9 mi south of Conway Springs.

Quakes located in west-central Sumner County in south-central Kansas; click to view larger image.

2013 Earthquake Frequency

Frequency chart of Kansas Earthquakes 2013; number of quakes per month.