A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.5306 West, latitude 36.2994 North, depth = 5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000itxh. Id of event: us2000itxh. The temblor was picked up at 15:31:03 / 3:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/12/18 / 2018-12-15 21:31:03 / December 15, 2018 @ 9:31 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cushing, Piedmont, Edmond (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 21 km W of Perry, Oklahoma.
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