A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Minco in Oklahoma. Exact location, longitude -97.9811° West, latitude 35.3165° North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 09:17:29 / 9:17 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000j5rw. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j5rw. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/01/19 / 2019-01-18 15:17:29 / January 18, 2019 @ 3:17 pm.
Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Harrah, Watonga, Weatherford (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km W of Minco, Oklahoma.
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