A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 3.37 km, -97.4353° West, 36.1933° North. Event id: us10008i3d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008i3d. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.37 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 03:57:04 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 09:57:04 / April 16, 2017 @ 9:57 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bethany (c. 19 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bethany, Warr Acres, The Village (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 16 km SW of Perry, Oklahoma.
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