A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma. Global time and date of event 02/01/18 / 2018-01-02 17:43:48 / January 2, 2018 @ 5:43 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:43:48 / 11:43 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000bz2k. Id of event: us1000bz2k. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.35 km (1 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -97.6694° West, 36.1461° North, depth 2.35 km.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cushing, Midwest City, Ponca City (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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