A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Enid in Oklahoma on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.8302 West, latitude 36.6005 North, depth = 6.245 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/01/16 / 2016-01-22 14:17:39 / January 22, 2016 @ 2:17 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.245 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 08:17:39 / 8:17 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10004gds. Event ids that are associated: us10004gds.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ponca City, Perry, Blackwell. Epicenter of the earthquake was 23 km (14 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Perry (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days seven hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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