A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 19:46:12 / March 6, 2018 @ 7:46 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dd9j. Id of event: us2000dd9j. Exact location of event, longitude -98.3126 West, latitude 36.9214 North, depth = 5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:46:12 / 1:46 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Pratt (c. 6 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wellington, Pratt, Enid.
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 fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 18 km NNE of Cherokee, Oklahoma.
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