A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Enid in Oklahoma on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 23:17:17 / March 4, 2018 @ 11:17 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -97.7091 West, latitude 36.4895 North, depth = 5.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000dc7w. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dc7w. The temblor was detected at 17:17:17 / 5:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.7 km (4 miles).
Event epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wellington, Arkansas City, Guthrie (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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