A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000cfxn. Id of event: us1000cfxn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:20:51 / 2:20 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.85 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -97.9106° West, 36.0285° North, depth 4.85 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/02/18 / 2018-02-05 08:20:51 / February 5, 2018 @ 8:20 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Newcastle, Weatherford, Harrah (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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