A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 02:58:00 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5.27 km (3 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008sfv. Unique identifier: us20008sfv. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/03/17 / 2017-03-16 08:58:00 / March 16, 2017 @ 8:58 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.4252 West, latitude 36.7002 North, depth = 5.27 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enid (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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