A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Yale in Oklahoma on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -96.8727 West, latitude 36.1263 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/02/17 / 2017-02-16 16:01:49 / February 16, 2017 @ 4:01 pm. Id of earthquake: us20008k9n. Event ids that are associated: us20008k9n. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:01:49 / 10:01 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Sand Springs (c. 18 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Edmond, Harrah, Sapulpa.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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