A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guthrie in Oklahoma on Monday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:09:10 / 1:09 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10004gzx. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004gzx. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.364 West, latitude 35.8994 North, depth = 4.39 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/01/16 / 2016-01-25 07:09:10 / January 25, 2016 @ 7:09 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.39 km (3 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Newcastle, Norman, Shawnee (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 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 one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 5 km ENE of Guthrie, Oklahoma.
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