A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma. Global time and date of event 22/01/16 / 2016-01-22 11:45:56 / January 22, 2016 @ 11:45 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.0555 West, latitude 36.7436 North, depth = 5 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:45:56 / 5:45 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004gcc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004gcc.
Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackwell, Enid.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 26 km E of Cherokee, Oklahoma.
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