A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/10/15 / 2015-10-05 18:53:07 / October 5, 2015 @ 6:53 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.64 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -97.5491° West, latitude 36.295° North, depth = 3.64 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003khd. Id of event: us10003khd. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:53:07 / 1:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Piedmont, Edmond, Ponca City (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 23 km W of Perry, Oklahoma.
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