A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Helena in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.220035791 km (2 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:21:31 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ok2020kegv. Event ids that are associated: ok2020kegv. Exact location of event, longitude -98.15180206 West, latitude 36.37126541 North, depth = 3.220035791 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 15:21:31 / May 24, 2020 @ 3:21 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Enid (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km SSE of Helena, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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