A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.47 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 12/11/17 / 2017-11-12 20:30:15 / November 12, 2017 @ 8:30 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bmee. Unique identifier: us2000bmee. Exact location of event, longitude -98.3079 West, latitude 36.9115 North, depth = 5.47 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:30:15 / 2:30 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 17 km NNE of Cherokee, Oklahoma.
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