A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Helena in Oklahoma on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.1565 West, latitude 36.675 North, depth = 5 km. Event id: us100095qf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100095qf. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 11:50:26 / July 1, 2017 @ 11:50 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 05:50:26 / 5:50 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackwell, Enid (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 17 km NE of Helena, Oklahoma.
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