A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Chickasha in Oklahoma. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jl3t. Unique identifier: us2000jl3t. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:52:32 / 8:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -97.8667° West, latitude 35.1295° North, depth = 6.3 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.3 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/02/19 / 2019-02-21 14:52:32 / February 21, 2019 @ 2:52 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Lawton (c. 96 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Harrah, Lawton, Pauls Valley. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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