A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/03/17 / 2017-03-24 16:55:35 / March 24, 2017 @ 4:55 pm. The temblor was detected at 10:55:35 / 10:55 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008ucq. Event ids that are associated: us20008ucq. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.8207 West, latitude 36.1344 North, depth = 5 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bethany (c. 19 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Oklahoma City, Bethany, Warr Acres (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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