A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma. Event id: us2000a03i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a03i. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 17:11:24 / July 23, 2017 @ 5:11 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.83 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -98.0378° West, 36.7419° North, depth 1.83 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:11:24 / 11:11 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackwell, Enid. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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