A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Spencer in Oklahoma. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:34:05 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.3295 West, latitude 35.5297 North, depth = 5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10005cn1. Unique identifier: us10005cn1. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 30/04/16 / 2016-04-30 03:34:05 / April 30, 2016 @ 3:34 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 18 km (11 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chickasha, Cushing, Stillwater (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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