A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Watonga in Oklahoma. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/02/19 / 2019-02-09 18:47:07 / February 9, 2019 @ 6:47 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 12:47:07 / 12:47 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000jfpw. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jfpw. Exact location of earthquake, -98.2566° West, 35.8417° North, depth 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (46 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Bethany (c. 19 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Mustang (c. 17 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guthrie, Clinton, Edmond (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 14 km E of Watonga, Oklahoma.
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