A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -97.5137° West, 36.2801° North, depth 5 km. Id of earthquake: us10003j3e. Event ids that are associated: us10003j3e. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/09/15 / 2015-09-30 15:43:20 / September 30, 2015 @ 3:43 pm. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:43:20 / 10:43 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cushing, Piedmont, Edmond.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days seven hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km W of Perry, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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