A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Enid in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 06:53:47 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.7234 West, latitude 36.3772 North, depth = 1.23 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.23 km (1 miles). Global time and date of event 22/05/16 / 2016-05-22 11:53:47 / May 22, 2016 @ 11:53 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10005j7x. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005j7x.
Epicenter of the event was 14 km (9 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ponca City, Stillwater, Blackwell.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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 thirty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 14 km E of Enid, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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