A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.72 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Helena in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.471878529 km (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 14:53:59 / May 24, 2020 @ 2:53 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -98.14916992 West, latitude 36.36942291 North, depth = 3.471878529 km. Event id: ok2020kefy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2020kefy. The 3.72-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:53:59 / 8:53 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guthrie, Perry, Watonga. Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Perry (c. 5 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 22 km SSE of Helena, Oklahoma.
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