A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma. Id of earthquake: us1000btiu. Event ids that are associated: us1000btiu. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/12/17 / 2017-12-20 06:00:02 / December 20, 2017 @ 6:00 am. Exact location of event, longitude -97.6769 West, latitude 36.1531 North, depth = 5 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:00:02 / 12:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Del City, Choctaw, Ponca City (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, 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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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