A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Cushing in Oklahoma on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/10/15 / 2015-10-10 23:29:23 / October 10, 2015 @ 11:29 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003mrb. Unique identifier: us10003mrb. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.13 km (3 miles). Exact location, longitude -96.7979° West, latitude 36.0097° North, depth = 4.13 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:29:23 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shawnee, Jenks, Tulsa (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 3 km NW of Cushing, Oklahoma.
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