A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tuttle in Oklahoma. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.93 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/06/17 / 2017-06-01 03:57:55 / June 1, 2017 @ 3:57 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.7912 West, latitude 35.2555 North, depth = 11.93 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:57:55 / 9:57 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008x08. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008x08.
Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guthrie, Harrah, Choctaw. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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