A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Tonkawa in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, depth 6.632 km, -97.3628° West, 36.5934° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/10/15 / 2015-10-14 00:22:49 / October 14, 2015 @ 12:22 am UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:22:49 / 7:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.632 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: us10003nmk. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003nmk.
Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wellington, Stillwater, Arkansas City. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days fifty-nine and in the last 365 days seven hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km SSW of Tonkawa, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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