A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Chickasha in Oklahoma. Unique identifier: us200067yi. Ids that are associated to the event: us200067yi. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.7854° West, 35.0032° North. The temblor was reported at 09:15:17 / 9:15 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/06/16 / 2016-06-29 14:15:17 / June 29, 2016 @ 2:15 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Lawton (c. 96 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Choctaw, Piedmont, Lawton (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 14 km ESE of Chickasha, Oklahoma.
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