A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Waukomis in Oklahoma on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/12/16 / 2016-12-24 23:17:31 / December 24, 2016 @ 11:17 pm. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:17:31 / 5:17 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007mkb. Unique identifier: us10007mkb. Exact location of event, longitude -97.7471 West, latitude 36.3037 North, depth = 1.34 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.34 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Edmond, Ponca City (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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