A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/04/18 / 2018-04-19 10:32:43 / April 19, 2018 @ 10:32 am. The temblor was detected at 04:32:43 / 4:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000dnjq. Event ids that are associated: us1000dnjq. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.9092 West, latitude 36.0334 North, depth = 5 km.
Event 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), 77 km (48 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Stillwater, Mustang, Oklahoma City.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 8 km S of Hennessey, Oklahoma.
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