A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Union City in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 17:55:35 / 5:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/12/17 / 2017-12-12 23:55:35 / December 12, 2017 @ 11:55 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.467 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -97.9176° West, latitude 35.4245° North, depth = 6.467 km. Unique identifier: us2000c3p1. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000c3p1.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Weatherford, Harrah, Purcell (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 4 km NNE of Union City, Oklahoma.
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