A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Blanchard in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, longitude -97.576 West, latitude 35.0567 North, depth = 7.24 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:42:44 / 3:42 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000g29b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g29b. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/08/18 / 2018-08-02 21:42:44 / August 2, 2018 @ 9:42 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.24 km (4 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Duncan, Piedmont, Edmond (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 46 km (29 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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