A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Helena in Oklahoma. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/01/20 / 2020-01-01 07:04:14 / January 1, 2020 @ 7:04 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.227603912 km (3 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:04:14 / 1:04 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2020aanz. Id of event: ok2020aanz. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.1408844 West, latitude 36.41252518 North, depth = 4.227603912 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Perry, Watonga, Enid (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Perry (c. 5 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km SE of Helena, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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