A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Stillwater in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 17:16:57 / January 4, 2016 @ 5:16 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:16:57 / 11:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.946 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, depth 7.946 km, -97.2047° West, 36.0753° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004baq. Id of event: us10004baq.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Del City, Oklahoma City, Bethany. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 13 km WSW of Stillwater, Oklahoma.
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