A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Blanchard in Oklahoma on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.5643 West, latitude 35.045 North, depth = 8.13 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.13 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000h3mg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h3mg. The temblor was detected at 01:07:08 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 07:07:08 / September 28, 2018 @ 7:07 am.
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 47 km (29 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 47 km (30 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 13 km SE of Blanchard, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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