A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Helena in Oklahoma. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:38:15 / 7:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -98.1642° West, 36.3522° North, depth 8.74 km. Id of earthquake: us10008j8c. Event ids that are associated: us10008j8c. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.74 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/04/17 / 2017-04-20 13:38:15 / April 20, 2017 @ 1:38 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Perry, Watonga, Enid (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Perry (c. 5 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km SSE of Helena, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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