A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Helena in Oklahoma on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.677 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -98.2199° West, 36.6269° North, depth 5.677 km. Event id: us2000b27a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000b27a. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:20:41 / 1:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/10/17 / 2017-10-06 19:20:41 / October 6, 2017 @ 7:20 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 10 km NNE of Helena, Oklahoma.
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