A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Cushing in Oklahoma. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:53:43 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/05/19 / 2019-05-16 22:53:43 / May 16, 2019 @ 10:53 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003mbj. Id of event: us70003mbj. Exact location of earthquake, -96.8001° West, 35.984° North, depth 5 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Del City, Skiatook, Bixby.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km W of Cushing, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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