A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Prague in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -96.7324° West, 35.4946° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004fkh. Id of event: us10004fkh. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/01/16 / 2016-01-19 12:41:08 / January 19, 2016 @ 12:41 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 06:41:08 / 6:41 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guthrie, Stillwater, The Village (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Close 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. Every 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 two, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 4 km WNW of Prague, Oklahoma.
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