Two minor earthquakes reported in Harper County

WICHITA, Kansas – Two minor earthquakes were reported early Wednesday morning.

They occurred in Harper County.

The first earthquake was eight miles northeast of Anthony.  It happened around 3:50 a.m.

The earthquake measured 3.4 on the Richer scale according the U.S. Geological Survey.

No damage was reported.

The second quake was reported at 6:47 a.m. 11 miles southeast of Harper.

The earthquake measured 2.7 on the Richer scale according the U.S. Geological Survey.

Last month, a 3.9 earthquake struck northwest of Caldwell in Sumner County.

It was felt in Haysville, Derby and Ark City.

In December, an earthquake struck the same area. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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