A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.5485 West, latitude 36.3186 North, depth = 4.78 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.78 km (3 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:38:50 / 5:38 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004y16. Id of event: us20004y16. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/02/16 / 2016-02-05 11:38:50 / February 5, 2016 @ 11:38 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Edmond, Ponca City, Blackwell. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 23 km W of Perry, Oklahoma.
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