A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.03 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004hai. Id of event: us20004hai. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:57:48 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/12/15 / 2015-12-15 09:57:48 / December 15, 2015 @ 9:57 am. Exact location of event, depth 4.03 km, -97.5625° West, 36.2095° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bethany, Warr Acres, Cushing (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bethany (c. 19 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 26 km WSW of Perry, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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