A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Enid in Oklahoma on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 14:12:33 / 2:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 17.36 km, -97.81° West, 36.6036° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.36 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a57v. Id of event: us2000a57v. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 20:12:33 / August 5, 2017 @ 8:12 pm.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Perry (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ponca City, Perry, Blackwell (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 23 km NNE of Enid, Oklahoma.
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