A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma. Unique identifier: us10008kcy. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008kcy. The temblor was reported at 16:13:35 / 4:13 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/04/17 / 2017-04-24 22:13:35 / April 24, 2017 @ 10:13 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.2 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -98.2552° West, latitude 36.771° North, depth = 5.2 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enid (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 9 km ENE of Cherokee, Oklahoma.
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