A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Seminole in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, longitude -96.547 West, latitude 35.3348 North, depth = 5 km. Unique identifier: us20005l5i. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005l5i. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/04/16 / 2016-04-23 08:36:24 / April 23, 2016 @ 8:36 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:36:24 / 3:36 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 34 km (21 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ada (c. 16 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Okmulgee (c. 12 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Choctaw (c. 11 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Cushing (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cushing, Choctaw, Ada.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km NE of Seminole, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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