A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Crescent in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.63 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009wpw. Unique identifier: us20009wpw. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 23:47:00 / July 15, 2017 @ 11:47 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:47:00 / 5:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -97.5954° West, latitude 36.1287° North, depth = 1.63 km.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cushing, Choctaw, El Reno (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 19 km N of Crescent, Oklahoma.
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