A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Oklahoma kilometers (0 miles) from Oklahoma. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/03/17 / 2017-03-25 11:44:13 / March 25, 2017 @ 11:44 am. Exact location of event, longitude -97.5819 West, latitude 36.2614 North, depth = 4.95 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.95 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008uki. Id of event: us20008uki. The temblor was detected at 11:44:13 / 11:44 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Piedmont, Edmond, Ponca City (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days three hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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