A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, -98.4441° West, 36.6545° North, depth 12.36 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:52:58 / 4:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.36 km (8 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004gwv. Unique identifier: us10004gwv. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 22:52:58 / January 24, 2016 @ 10:52 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enid (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 13 km SW of Cherokee, Oklahoma.
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