A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Union City in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 00:02:14 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000haup. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000haup. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.903 km (5 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 06:02:14 / September 8, 2018 @ 6:02 am. Exact location of earthquake, -98.1213° West, 35.3747° North, depth 7.903 km.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Noble, Midwest City, Edmond (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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