A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma on Tuesday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:14:43 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -97.7958 West, latitude 36.0611 North, depth = 5 km. Global time and date of event 21/11/17 / 2017-11-21 17:14:43 / November 21, 2017 @ 5:14 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000bsdx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bsdx.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Midwest City, Del City, Mustang (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 four, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km ESE of Hennessey, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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