A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Helena in Oklahoma on Thursday. Global time and date of event 05/12/19 / 2019-12-05 14:31:16 / December 5, 2019 @ 2:31 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ok2019xuqu. Event ids that are associated: ok2019xuqu. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:31:16 / 8:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.26 km, -98.15033333° West, 36.35916667° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.26 km (4 miles).
Event epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Perry (c. 5 100 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Perry, Watonga, Enid (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km SSE of Helena, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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