A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 02:32:30 / July 18, 2017 @ 2:32 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -98.4302° West, 36.6221° North. The temblor was reported at 20:32:30 / 8:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009x85. Id of event: us20009x85.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid. Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km SSW of Cherokee, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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