A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Perkins in Oklahoma. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:38:26 / 6:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.11 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: us10006nku. Event ids that are associated: us10006nku. Global time and date of event 10/09/16 / 2016-09-10 11:38:26 / September 10, 2016 @ 11:38 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.1228 West, latitude 35.8756 North, depth = 5.11 km.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mustang, Yukon, Tecumseh.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km SW of Perkins, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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