A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma. The temblor was picked up at 22:45:00 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/12/17 / 2017-12-29 04:45:00 / December 29, 2017 @ 4:45 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000bxhi. Unique identifier: us1000bxhi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -97.678 West, latitude 36.1449 North, depth = 5 km.
Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moore, Harrah, Mustang (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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