A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, -98.4107° West, 36.6805° North, depth 6.23 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/17 / 2017-05-16 11:29:12 / May 16, 2017 @ 11:29 am. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:29:12 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.23 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008spr. Unique identifier: us10008spr.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enid (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km SSW of Cherokee, Oklahoma.
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