A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -97.2938° West, 36.3943° North, depth 6.525 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.525 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10006n1a. Event ids that are associated: us10006n1a. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/16 / 2016-09-08 15:36:22 / September 8, 2016 @ 3:36 pm. The temblor was reported at 10:36:22 / 10:36 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (33 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Cushing (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cushing, Guthrie, Enid (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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