A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Enid in Oklahoma. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/02/16 / 2016-02-28 04:27:53 / February 28, 2016 @ 4:27 am. Exact location of earthquake, -97.7196° West, 36.4163° North, depth 2.44 km. The temblor was reported at 22:27:53 / 10:27 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10004t9h. Event ids that are associated: us10004t9h. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.44 km (2 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Stillwater, Guthrie, Ponca City. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 14 km (9 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days seven hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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