A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Stillwater in Oklahoma. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.79 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 3.79 km, -96.9196° West, 36.1657° North. Unique identifier: us2000aghy. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aghy. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:20:55 / 9:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 03:20:55 / September 6, 2017 @ 3:20 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Edmond, Sapulpa, Sand Springs (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Sand Springs (c. 18 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km ENE of Stillwater, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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