A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Stillwater in Oklahoma. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.5 km (4 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:45:04 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 09:45:04 / January 4, 2016 @ 9:45 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10004b5i. Event ids that are associated: us10004b5i. Exact location, longitude -97.2087° West, latitude 36.0952° North, depth = 6.5 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Del City, Oklahoma City, Bethany (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 13 km W of Stillwater, Oklahoma.
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