A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma on Tuesday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:25:24 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.77 km (4 miles). Exact location, longitude -97.5738° West, latitude 36.2172° North, depth = 5.77 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/09/16 / 2016-09-14 04:25:24 / September 14, 2016 @ 4:25 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10006pe7. Event ids that are associated: us10006pe7.
The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cushing, The Village, Blackwell (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 26 km WSW of Perry, Oklahoma.
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