A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.912 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -97.5093 West, latitude 36.2826 North, depth = 7.912 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009j4m. Unique identifier: us20009j4m. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/05/17 / 2017-05-30 23:16:03 / May 30, 2017 @ 11:16 pm. The temblor was detected at 17:16:03 / 5:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cushing, Piedmont, Edmond. Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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