A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Blackwell in Oklahoma. Event id: ok2020ifnu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2020ifnu. Exact location of event, longitude -97.43791199 West, latitude 36.86941147 North, depth = 2.871056795 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/04/20 / 2020-04-26 20:56:33 / April 26, 2020 @ 8:56 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.871056795 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 14:56:33 / 2:56 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Haysville, Derby, Mulvane (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 15 km WNW of Blackwell, Oklahoma.
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