A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Helena in Oklahoma. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:29:24 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -98.151° West, latitude 36.3622° North, depth = 6.37 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bfe5. Id of event: us2000bfe5. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 04:29:24 / November 2, 2017 @ 4:29 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.37 km (4 miles).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Enid. Event epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven 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 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 23 km SSE of Helena, Oklahoma.
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