A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 16:55:16 / December 5, 2018 @ 4:55 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -97.8447° West, 36.1135° North, depth 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000i2x0. Event ids that are associated: us1000i2x0. The temblor was picked up at 10:55:16 / 10:55 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mustang, Oklahoma City, Stillwater (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km E of Hennessey, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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