A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Blackwell in Oklahoma on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -97.4491 West, latitude 36.8664 North, depth = 0.426 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:51:15 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.426 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/05/19 / 2019-05-15 06:51:15 / May 15, 2019 @ 6:51 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003ldp. Unique identifier: us70003ldp.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Derby, Mulvane, Perry (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km WNW of Blackwell, Oklahoma.
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