A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 09:47:47 / 9:47 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000bt3p. Event ids that are associated: us1000bt3p. Exact location of earthquake, -97.6724° West, 36.1487° North, depth 3.35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.35 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 19/12/17 / 2017-12-19 15:47:47 / December 19, 2017 @ 3:47 pm UTC/GMT.
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), 55 km (34 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oklahoma City, Watonga, El Reno.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 20 km ENE of Hennessey, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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