A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.95 km (4 miles). Exact location, longitude -97.3915° West, latitude 36.3394° North, depth = 5.95 km. The temblor was detected at 13:26:19 / 1:26 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005fn0. Id of event: us20005fn0. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/04/16 / 2016-04-05 18:26:19 / April 5, 2016 @ 6:26 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Edmond, Cushing, Blackwell (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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