A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Union City in Oklahoma on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/04/18 / 2018-04-26 11:25:48 / April 26, 2018 @ 11:25 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.42 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:25:48 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.0914 West, latitude 35.3737 North, depth = 12.42 km. Event id: us1000dsmj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dsmj.
Earthquake epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Choctaw, Noble, Edmond (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-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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