A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.4073° West, 36.1728° North. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:21:48 / 10:21 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008lta. Unique identifier: us20008lta. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/02/17 / 2017-02-23 16:21:48 / February 23, 2017 @ 4:21 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Choctaw, Bethany, Warr Acres. Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bethany (c. 19 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. 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: 16 km SW of Perry, Oklahoma.
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