A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, longitude -97.7059 West, latitude 36.1336 North, depth = 3.54 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/18 / 2018-01-07 19:37:33 / January 7, 2018 @ 7:37 pm. Unique identifier: us1000c1st. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000c1st. The temblor was detected at 13:37:33 / 1:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.54 km (2 miles).
The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Oklahoma City, Watonga, El Reno (min 5000 pop).
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 six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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