A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.71 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/12/17 / 2017-12-19 16:57:27 / December 19, 2017 @ 4:57 pm. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:57:27 / 10:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -97.6761° West, 36.1451° North, depth 3.71 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000bt62. Unique identifier: us1000bt62.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oklahoma City, Watonga, El Reno (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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