A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.709 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us100088ad. Ids that are associated to the event: us100088ad. Exact location of event, longitude -98.2269 West, latitude 36.85 North, depth = 6.709 km. The temblor was reported at 13:12:51 / 1:12 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/03/17 / 2017-03-10 19:12:51 / March 10, 2017 @ 7:12 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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