A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, depth 6.96 km, -98.2913° West, 36.7094° North. Event id: us10004fv9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004fv9. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:29:02 / 11:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/01/16 / 2016-01-20 17:29:02 / January 20, 2016 @ 5:29 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.96 km (4 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (32 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enid. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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