A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Spencer in Oklahoma. All ids that are associated to the event: us20006eis. Unique identifier: us20006eis. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.41 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.386 West, latitude 35.4933 North, depth = 5.41 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:52:50 / 12:52 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/07/16 / 2016-07-14 05:52:50 / July 14, 2016 @ 5:52 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Stillwater, Seminole, Chickasha (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 12 km (8 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 3 km SSW of Spencer, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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