A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, -97.5074° West, 36.2834° North, depth 7.977 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.977 km (5 miles). Unique identifier: us1000gjer. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gjer. The temblor was detected at 08:29:16 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 14:29:16 / August 29, 2018 @ 2:29 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (44 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Piedmont, Cushing, Edmond.
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 19 km W of Perry, Oklahoma.
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