A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Cushing in Oklahoma on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -96.8019° West, latitude 35.9813° North, depth = 5.087 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/10/15 / 2015-10-12 04:01:24 / October 12, 2015 @ 4:01 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:01:24 / 11:01 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003n2h. Id of event: us10003n2h. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.087 km (3 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tulsa, Jenks, Shawnee (min 5000 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 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 3 km W of Cushing, Oklahoma.
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