A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma on Monday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:29:28 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -98.0344° West, 36.7346° North. Id of earthquake: us10003my4. Event ids that are associated: us10003my4. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/10/15 / 2015-10-12 08:29:28 / October 12, 2015 @ 8:29 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackwell, Enid. The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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