A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Watonga in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, longitude -98.2453 West, latitude 35.824 North, depth = 6.25 km. Id of earthquake: us2000j13k. Event ids that are associated: us2000j13k. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.25 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/01/19 / 2019-01-07 14:43:50 / January 7, 2019 @ 2:43 pm. The temblor was picked up at 08:43:50 / 8:43 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Bethany (c. 19 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oklahoma City, Guthrie, Clinton (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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