A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. The temblor was reported at 05:48:59 / 5:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -97.5681° West, latitude 36.2178° North, depth = 8.64 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/10/15 / 2015-10-27 10:48:59 / October 27, 2015 @ 10:48 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003rt7. Id of event: us10003rt7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.64 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cushing, The Village, Blackwell (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days seven hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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