A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Blackwell in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, depth 3.72 km, -97.4495° West, 36.8684° North. Global time and date of event 30/01/17 / 2017-01-30 05:34:21 / January 30, 2017 @ 5:34 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.72 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10007w4q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007w4q. The temblor was picked up at 23:34:21 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Derby, Mulvane, Perry (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-six 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. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 16 km WNW of Blackwell, Oklahoma.
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