A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.352 km (4 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:18:05 / 9:18 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000bvvp. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bvvp. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/11/17 / 2017-11-29 15:18:05 / November 29, 2017 @ 3:18 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.9258 West, latitude 36.0153 North, depth = 6.352 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Bethany (c. 19 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mustang, Oklahoma City, Perry.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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: 10 km SSW of Hennessey, Oklahoma.
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