A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Enid in Oklahoma. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004fss. Id of event: us10004fss. Exact location, longitude -97.7593° West, latitude 36.4393° North, depth = 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/01/16 / 2016-01-20 04:41:57 / January 20, 2016 @ 4:41 am. The temblor was picked up at 22:41:57 / 10:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Stillwater, Guthrie, Ponca City (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 12 km (7 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). 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 two, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days seventy-two and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. 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: 11 km ENE of Enid, Oklahoma.
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