A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Helena in Oklahoma. Event id: us2000ac19. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ac19. Exact location, longitude -98.3479° West, latitude 36.6171° North, depth = 4.38 km. The temblor was detected at 04:18:55 / 4:18 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/08/17 / 2017-08-26 10:18:55 / August 26, 2017 @ 10:18 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.38 km (3 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km NW of Helena, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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