A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Yukon in Oklahoma on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/16 / 2016-08-19 22:22:14 / August 19, 2016 @ 10:22 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006fau. Id of event: us10006fau. Exact location of earthquake, -97.8302° West, 35.4392° North, depth 5 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:22:14 / 5:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Event epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 39 km (24 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/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Purcell, Guthrie (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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