A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 08:17:45 / 8:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -98.0568 West, latitude 36.7638 North, depth = 7.26 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.26 km (5 miles). Event id: us1000epz4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000epz4. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/06/18 / 2018-06-09 14:17:45 / June 9, 2018 @ 2:17 pm.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackwell, Enid (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 44 km (27 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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 eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 26 km E of Cherokee, Oklahoma.
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