A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.956 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -97.5346° West, 36.3275° North, depth 7.956 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/10/15 / 2015-10-14 14:01:35 / October 14, 2015 @ 2:01 pm. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:01:35 / 9:01 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10003nlw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003nlw.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Edmond, Ponca City, Blackwell. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days seven hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 22 km W of Perry, Oklahoma.
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