A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Cushing in Oklahoma. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:56:58 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/09/16 / 2016-09-22 20:56:58 / September 22, 2016 @ 8:56 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.209 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, depth 4.209 km, -96.78° West, 36.044° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006rrw. Unique identifier: us10006rrw.
The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Sand Springs (c. 18 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Edmond, Choctaw, Jenks (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km N of Cushing, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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