A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Cushing in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.228 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.8073 West, latitude 35.9883 North, depth = 6.228 km. Id of earthquake: us2000aksk. Event ids that are associated: us2000aksk. The temblor was detected at 14:49:18 / 2:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 20:49:18 / September 9, 2017 @ 8:49 pm.
Close 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 Jenks, Tulsa, Shawnee. Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km W of Cushing, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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