A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Helena in Oklahoma. Id of earthquake: us20008j5x. Event ids that are associated: us20008j5x. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/02/17 / 2017-02-11 11:12:19 / February 11, 2017 @ 11:12 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.1515 West, latitude 36.358 North, depth = 5 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:12:19 / 5:12 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 25 km (15 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Enid (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 23 km SSE of Helena, Oklahoma.
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