A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Helena in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000acw8. Id of event: us2000acw8. The temblor was picked up at 11:23:51 / 11:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/08/17 / 2017-08-29 17:23:51 / August 29, 2017 @ 5:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -98.3986° West, latitude 36.6148° North, depth = 5 km.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (33 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enid (min 5000 pop).
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 four, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km WNW of Helena, Oklahoma.
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