A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guthrie in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/06/15 / 2015-06-30 13:46:50 / June 30, 2015 @ 1:46 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -97.441° West, 35.819° North, depth 4.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.8 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20002vgy. Id of event: us20002vgy. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:46:50 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Noble, Enid, Shawnee (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days seventy-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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