A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Helena in Oklahoma. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/10/15 / 2015-10-04 19:53:56 / October 4, 2015 @ 7:53 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.2273 West, latitude 36.601 North, depth = 5 km. Event id: us10003k90. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003k90. The temblor was reported at 14:53:56 / 2:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km NNE of Helena, Oklahoma.
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