A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Stroud in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 12:52:38 / July 21, 2017 @ 12:52 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:52:38 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20009yzc. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009yzc. Exact location, longitude -96.6599° West, latitude 35.7941° North, depth = 5 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Midwest City, Edmond, Henryetta (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty 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. 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: 5 km N of Stroud, Oklahoma.
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