A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Cushing in Oklahoma on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.08 km (1 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003nhm. Id of event: us10003nhm. Exact location of event, longitude -96.7792 West, latitude 36.0081 North, depth = 2.08 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/10/15 / 2015-10-14 02:18:37 / October 14, 2015 @ 2:18 am UTC/GMT. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:18:37 / 9:18 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Skiatook, Shawnee, Edmond (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 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. 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: 2 km NNW of Cushing, Oklahoma.
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