A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us2000cyuj. Event ids that are associated: us2000cyuj. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.8984 West, latitude 36.0353 North, depth = 4.47 km. The temblor was detected at 07:20:32 / 7:20 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/18 / 2018-02-08 13:20:32 / February 8, 2018 @ 1:20 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.47 km (3 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Stillwater, Mustang, Oklahoma City (min 5000 pop). 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). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 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 nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km S of Hennessey, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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