A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Stillwater in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/16 / 2016-09-08 21:38:43 / September 8, 2016 @ 9:38 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 16:38:43 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: us10006n6h. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006n6h. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.0562° West, 36.1697° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Choctaw (c. 11 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Choctaw, Harrah, Blackwell (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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