A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Blackwell in Oklahoma. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 06:33:24 / January 23, 2018 @ 6:33 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cmwy. Id of event: us2000cmwy. Exact location of earthquake, -97.365° West, 36.941° North, depth 2.46 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.46 km (2 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:33:24 / 12:33 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Perry, Haysville.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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