A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma on Friday. Global time and date of event 29/12/18 / 2018-12-29 04:05:57 / December 29, 2018 @ 4:05 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.1 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 22:05:57 / 10:05 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000iytp. Id of event: us2000iytp. Exact location of event, longitude -97.8721 West, latitude 36.0998 North, depth = 3.1 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bethany (c. 19 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Stillwater, Bethany, Warr Acres (min 5000 pop).
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 five and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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