A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Union City in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/07/18 / 2018-07-02 02:58:25 / July 2, 2018 @ 2:58 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -98.1093° West, latitude 35.3807° North, depth = 11.27 km. Unique identifier: us2000ftib. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ftib. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:58:25 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.27 km (7 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Choctaw, Noble, Midwest City (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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