A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma. The temblor was reported at 11:52:52 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -98.252° West, latitude 36.8378° North, depth = 5.525 km. Global time and date of event 04/03/17 / 2017-03-04 17:52:52 / March 4, 2017 @ 5:52 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.525 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100086zm. Id of event: us100086zm.
Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 13 km NE of Cherokee, Oklahoma.
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