A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.104 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 23:35:37 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/11/15 / 2015-11-06 05:35:37 / November 6, 2015 @ 5:35 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003v4d. Unique identifier: us10003v4d. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.0678 West, latitude 36.7619 North, depth = 5.104 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackwell, Enid. Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (27 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-six, in the last 10 days sixty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and two and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 25 km E of Cherokee, Oklahoma.
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