A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, -98.1074° West, 36.777° North, depth 5.9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.9 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/02/16 / 2016-02-18 22:32:36 / February 18, 2016 @ 10:32 pm. The temblor was picked up at 16:32:36 / 4:32 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004qx9. Unique identifier: us10004qx9.
Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackwell, Enid (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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