A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Tonkawa in Oklahoma. Unique identifier: us100048h6. Ids that are associated to the event: us100048h6. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/12/15 / 2015-12-20 16:18:58 / December 20, 2015 @ 4:18 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.94 km (4 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:18:58 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -97.2068° West, 36.5166° North, depth 5.94 km.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guthrie, Cushing, Arkansas City. Epicenter of the event was 62 km (38 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 20 km SSE of Tonkawa, Oklahoma.
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