A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Union City in Oklahoma. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:28:14 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.0929 West, latitude 35.4031 North, depth = 5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000fs0u. Unique identifier: us2000fs0u. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/06/18 / 2018-06-30 06:28:14 / June 30, 2018 @ 6:28 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Choctaw, Noble, Midwest City (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km W of Union City, Oklahoma.
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