A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.44 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000j8wn. Event ids that are associated: us2000j8wn. Exact location of event, longitude -97.577 West, latitude 36.2155 North, depth = 6.44 km. The temblor was detected at 11:51:44 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/01/19 / 2019-01-25 17:51:44 / January 25, 2019 @ 5:51 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Warr Acres, The Village, Blackwell. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 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 ten and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 27 km WSW of Perry, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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