A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Crescent in Oklahoma on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -97.5813 West, latitude 36.1162 North, depth = 4.475 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.475 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:53:40 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/02/16 / 2016-02-08 03:53:40 / February 8, 2016 @ 3:53 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004ynm. Id of event: us20004ynm.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Del City, Midwest City, Cushing.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 18 km N of Crescent, Oklahoma.
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