A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/01/18 / 2018-01-22 10:45:34 / January 22, 2018 @ 10:45 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.6642° West, 36.1453° North. The temblor was detected at 04:45:34 / 4:45 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cmec. Unique identifier: us2000cmec.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cushing, Midwest City, Ponca City (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event 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), 34 km (21 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 21 km E of Hennessey, Oklahoma.
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