A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma. Exact location, longitude -98.0493° West, latitude 36.7253° North, depth = 5 km. Event id: us10003pl9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003pl9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 19/10/15 / 2015-10-19 05:22:51 / October 19, 2015 @ 5:22 am UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:22:51 / 12:22 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Blackwell, Enid.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days six hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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