A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Guthrie in Oklahoma on Friday. The temblor was reported at 16:40:27 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004as8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004as8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.35 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.3937 West, latitude 35.9521 North, depth = 6.35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/01/16 / 2016-01-01 22:40:27 / January 1, 2016 @ 10:40 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mustang, El Reno, Moore. Epicenter of the event was 55 km (34 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-two 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km NNE of Guthrie, Oklahoma.
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