A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 01:58:40 / May 8, 2020 @ 1:58 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.545594931 km (2 miles). Event id: ok2020jaah. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2020jaah. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.08626556 West, latitude 36.03838348 North, depth = 3.545594931 km. The temblor was reported at 19:58:40 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Perry, The Village, Warr Acres (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bethany (c. 19 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from El Reno (c. 16 700 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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