A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, depth 8.63 km, -97.2205° West, 35.9669° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/09/18 / 2018-09-24 19:46:05 / September 24, 2018 @ 7:46 pm. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:46:05 / 1:46 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hjef. Unique identifier: us2000hjef. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.63 km (5 miles).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 62 km (38 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shawnee, Enid, Moore (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km NE of Langston, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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