A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Crescent in Oklahoma on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.625 km (4 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:48:33 / 12:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -97.4391° West, 36.0911° North, depth 6.625 km. Event id: us20004ut9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004ut9. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/16 / 2016-01-26 18:48:33 / January 26, 2016 @ 6:48 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ponca City, Del City, Midwest City (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km NE of Crescent, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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