A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:31:46 / 7:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/04/16 / 2016-04-05 00:31:46 / April 5, 2016 @ 12:31 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.22 km (1 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005fh8. Unique identifier: us20005fh8. Exact location of event, longitude -97.3812 West, latitude 36.3461 North, depth = 2.22 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Cushing (c. 7 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cushing, Guthrie, Blackwell.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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