A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Helena in Oklahoma. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.11 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.1262 West, latitude 36.4084 North, depth = 3.11 km. The temblor was detected at 04:59:16 / 4:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/04/16 / 2016-04-17 09:59:16 / April 17, 2016 @ 9:59 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005j6x. Unique identifier: us20005j6x.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Perry (c. 5 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Perry, Watonga, Enid (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, 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 nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 19 km SE of Helena, Oklahoma.
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