A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, longitude -98.1348 West, latitude 36.7122 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/04/16 / 2016-04-04 13:07:09 / April 4, 2016 @ 1:07 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20005egi. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005egi. The temblor was picked up at 08:07:09 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackwell, Enid.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km ESE of Cherokee, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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