A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.01 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 28/01/16 / 2016-01-28 00:50:33 / January 28, 2016 @ 12:50 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 18:50:33 / 6:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -98.0681 West, latitude 36.7562 North, depth = 7.01 km. Event id: us20004v7v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004v7v.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackwell, Enid (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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