A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Stroud in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000d7sv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d7sv. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:43:09 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -96.6981 West, latitude 35.8613 North, depth = 5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/03/18 / 2018-03-23 01:43:09 / March 23, 2018 @ 1:43 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Edmond, Bixby, Okmulgee. Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bixby (c. 20 900 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 13 km NNW of Stroud, Oklahoma.
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