A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Stroud in Oklahoma on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/09/17 / 2017-09-22 04:08:48 / September 22, 2017 @ 4:08 am. Exact location, longitude -96.682° West, latitude 35.846° North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:08:48 / 10:08 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aszh. Id of event: us2000aszh.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Edmond, Perry, Bixby (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Bixby (c. 20 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 11 km NNW of Stroud, Oklahoma.
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