A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Tuttle in Oklahoma on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -97.7409° West, latitude 35.243° North, depth = 5.924 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.924 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000bkvq. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bkvq. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:39:41 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/11/17 / 2017-11-09 14:39:41 / November 9, 2017 @ 2:39 pm.
Nearby 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 Guthrie, Shawnee, Pauls Valley. Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 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 six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 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. 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: 8 km SE of Tuttle, Oklahoma.
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