A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Enid in Oklahoma. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 03:40:58 / March 5, 2018 @ 3:40 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000dca2. Event ids that are associated: us2000dca2. Exact location of earthquake, -97.7368° West, 36.4818° North, depth 5 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:40:58 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wellington, Arkansas City, Stillwater. Event epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop). Close 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 15 km NE of Enid, Oklahoma.
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