A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 08:48:30 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -97.517° West, 36.2807° North, depth 5 km. Event id: us10008db5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008db5. Global time and date of event 30/03/17 / 2017-03-30 14:48:30 / March 30, 2017 @ 2:48 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cushing, Piedmont, Edmond.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 20 km W of Perry, Oklahoma.
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