A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us2000cytw. Event ids that are associated: us2000cytw. Exact location of event, longitude -97.9036 West, latitude 36.0348 North, depth = 5 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:28:55 / 6:28 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/18 / 2018-02-08 12:28:55 / February 8, 2018 @ 12:28 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Stillwater, Mustang, Oklahoma City.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 8 km S of Hennessey, Oklahoma.
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