A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Stillwater in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, depth 7.519 km, -97.2037° West, 36.0746° North. Global time and date of event 20/01/16 / 2016-01-20 02:27:28 / January 20, 2016 @ 2:27 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.519 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10004fs8. Event ids that are associated: us10004fs8. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:27:28 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Del City, Oklahoma City, Bethany.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 13 km WSW of Stillwater, Oklahoma.
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