A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 07:11:01 / 7:11 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/05/17 / 2017-05-31 13:11:01 / May 31, 2017 @ 1:11 pm. Exact location, longitude -97.5421° West, latitude 36.3216° North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10008wtx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008wtx.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Edmond, Ponca City, Blackwell (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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