A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Wetumka in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location, longitude -96.2053° West, latitude 35.0886° North, depth = 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/01/18 / 2018-01-19 04:44:49 / January 19, 2018 @ 4:44 am. The temblor was picked up at 22:44:49 / 10:44 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000cl1r. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000cl1r.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shawnee, Tecumseh, Okmulgee (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from McAlester (c. 18 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ada (c. 16 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Okmulgee (c. 12 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Seminole (c. 7 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km SSE of Wetumka, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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