A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, -97.8982° West, 36.0361° North, depth 5.929 km. Global time and date of event 08/02/18 / 2018-02-08 20:05:10 / February 8, 2018 @ 8:05 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.929 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000cz1e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cz1e. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:05:10 / 2:05 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 76 km (47 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 Stillwater, Mustang, Oklahoma City (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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