A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/11/17 / 2017-11-08 23:57:54 / November 8, 2017 @ 11:57 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.5152 West, latitude 36.2839 North, depth = 2.32 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.32 km (1 miles). Event id: us2000bkm6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bkm6. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:57:54 / 5:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cushing, Piedmont, Edmond.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. 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: 20 km W of Perry, Oklahoma.
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