A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma on Monday. The temblor was detected at 23:03:11 / 11:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -97.8125° West, 36.119° North, depth 3.33 km. Global time and date of event 16/01/18 / 2018-01-16 05:03:11 / January 16, 2018 @ 5:03 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.33 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cjuq. Id of event: us2000cjuq.
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), 60 km (37 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oklahoma City, Bethany, Warr Acres (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 7 km E of Hennessey, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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