A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Chickasha in Oklahoma. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/03/19 / 2019-03-27 18:17:39 / March 27, 2019 @ 6:17 pm. Exact location, longitude -97.9131° West, latitude 35.1157° North, depth = 5 km. Id of earthquake: us2000k5zk. Event ids that are associated: us2000k5zk. The temblor was picked up at 12:17:39 / 12:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pauls Valley, Choctaw, Edmond (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Lawton (c. 96 900 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop). 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 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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