A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Helena in Oklahoma on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.1531 West, latitude 36.4092 North, depth = 7.32 km. The temblor was reported at 03:29:32 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005g1k. Unique identifier: us20005g1k. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 08:29:32 / April 7, 2016 @ 8:29 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.32 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Perry, Watonga, Enid (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 25 km (15 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Perry (c. 5 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km SE of Helena, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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