A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Helena in Oklahoma on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 09:12:01 / 9:12 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004dbc. Unique identifier: us10004dbc. Global time and date of event 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 15:12:01 / January 10, 2016 @ 3:12 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.64 km (4 miles). Exact location, longitude -98.0847° West, latitude 36.576° North, depth = 6.64 km.
Epicenter of the event was 27 km (17 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Blackwell, Enid. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km ENE of Helena, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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