A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Helena in Oklahoma. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.42 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.3669 West, latitude 36.5607 North, depth = 9.42 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003mtz. Id of event: us10003mtz. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:49:51 / 3:49 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/10/15 / 2015-10-11 08:49:51 / October 11, 2015 @ 8:49 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Enid (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 8 km W of Helena, Oklahoma.
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