A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Blackwell in Oklahoma. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.96 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:42:17 / 12:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 4.96 km, -97.3636° West, 36.944° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 06:42:17 / January 23, 2018 @ 6:42 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cmx0. Unique identifier: us2000cmx0.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Perry, Haysville (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 17 km NNW of Blackwell, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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