A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 04:26:09 / 4:26 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/11/17 / 2017-11-03 10:26:09 / November 3, 2017 @ 10:26 am. Exact location of event, longitude -98.3241 West, latitude 36.9107 North, depth = 2.31 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bhmu. Id of event: us2000bhmu. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.31 km (1 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 17 km N of Cherokee, Oklahoma.
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