A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Yale in Oklahoma on Saturday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:52:50 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.03 km (1 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.8564 West, latitude 36.1767 North, depth = 2.03 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/11/16 / 2016-11-05 11:52:50 / November 5, 2016 @ 11:52 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us100074b0. Unique identifier: us100074b0.
Earthquake epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Sand Springs (c. 18 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sapulpa, Sand Springs, Ponca City. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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