A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Helena in Oklahoma on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000abq1. Unique identifier: us2000abq1. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.1867 West, latitude 36.3602 North, depth = 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 16:16:48 / August 25, 2017 @ 4:16 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 10:16:48 / 10:16 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (17 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Enid (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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