A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Waukomis in Oklahoma. Unique identifier: us10008dw6. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008dw6. Exact location of event, depth 4.7 km, -97.6697° West, 36.2694° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.7 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 04:56:35 / April 2, 2017 @ 4:56 am. The temblor was reported at 22:56:35 / 10:56 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ponca City, Edmond, Piedmont (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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