A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Chickasha in Oklahoma on Friday. The temblor was detected at 22:31:33 / 10:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -97.8118° West, latitude 35.0206° North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000abzc. Id of event: us2000abzc. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/08/17 / 2017-08-26 04:31:33 / August 26, 2017 @ 4:31 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Edmond, Choctaw, Lawton. Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Lawton (c. 96 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 11 km ESE of Chickasha, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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