A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.3179 West, latitude 36.7639 North, depth = 5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cqm5. Id of event: us2000cqm5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/01/18 / 2018-01-28 10:18:54 / January 28, 2018 @ 10:18 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 04:18:54 / 4:18 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enid (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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. 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: 3 km ENE of Cherokee, Oklahoma.
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