A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.1124 West, latitude 36.9027 North, depth = 13.22 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/04/17 / 2017-04-09 22:08:54 / April 9, 2017 @ 10:08 pm. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:08:54 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008g3q. Event ids that are associated: us10008g3q. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.22 km (8 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wellington, Blackwell, Enid. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 27 km NE of Cherokee, Oklahoma.
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