A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:58:03 / 5:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/12/17 / 2017-12-19 23:58:03 / December 19, 2017 @ 11:58 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -97.6698° West, 36.1498° North, depth 2.46 km. Id of earthquake: us1000btet. Event ids that are associated: us1000btet. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.46 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby 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. 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).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km ENE of Hennessey, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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