A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Enid in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.319 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/10/15 / 2015-10-07 09:13:57 / October 7, 2015 @ 9:13 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:13:57 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10003l9f. Event ids that are associated: us10003l9f. Exact location, longitude -97.8126° West, latitude 36.3343° North, depth = 7.319 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Piedmont, Ponca City, Watonga (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 9 km (6 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days eighty-eight and in the last 365 days seven hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 9 km SE of Enid, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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