A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Helena in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/03/16 / 2016-03-10 18:13:13 / March 10, 2016 @ 6:13 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.1644 West, latitude 36.6753 North, depth = 5.62 km. Id of earthquake: us10004wli. Event ids that are associated: us10004wli. The temblor was picked up at 12:13:13 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.62 km (3 miles).
Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 17 km NNE of Helena, Oklahoma.
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