A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma. Id of earthquake: us100072mf. Event ids that are associated: us100072mf. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:13:38 / 8:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/10/16 / 2016-10-28 13:13:38 / October 28, 2016 @ 1:13 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 8.376 km, -98.0588° West, 36.7606° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.376 km (5 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Blackwell, Enid. Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (27 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and six 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 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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