A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Helena in Oklahoma on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.45 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -98.1458° West, 36.6098° North, depth 7.45 km. The temblor was reported at 00:58:53 / 12:58 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003jpm. Id of event: us10003jpm. Global time and date of event 02/10/15 / 2015-10-02 05:58:53 / October 2, 2015 @ 5:58 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Perry, Blackwell, Enid. Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Perry (c. 5 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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