A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Tuttle in Oklahoma. The temblor was reported at 02:14:51 / 2:14 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 08:14:51 / February 21, 2020 @ 8:14 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.88269043 West, latitude 35.27574539 North, depth = 0.6578803658 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.6578803658 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ok2020dpuz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2020dpuz, us70007u1r.
Event epicenter was 39 km (25 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guthrie, Harrah, Choctaw (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-six 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.
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