A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Helena in Oklahoma on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 20:39:17 / 8:39 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.962 km (5 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008egw. Unique identifier: us10008egw. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/04/17 / 2017-04-05 02:39:17 / April 5, 2017 @ 2:39 am. Exact location of event, longitude -98.293 West, latitude 36.3928 North, depth = 7.962 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Enid. Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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