A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Helena in Oklahoma. The temblor was reported at 20:21:40 / 8:21 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.03 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000bpdr. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bpdr. Exact location of event, longitude -98.1503 West, latitude 36.3633 North, depth = 15.03 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/11/17 / 2017-11-16 02:21:40 / November 16, 2017 @ 2:21 am.
The epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Perry (c. 5 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Perry, Watonga, Enid (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 22 km SSE of Helena, Oklahoma.
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