A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Ames in Oklahoma on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -98.15725708° West, 36.30457306° North, depth 2.497068644 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.497068644 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/08/20 / 2020-08-05 10:13:11 / August 5, 2020 @ 10:13 am. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:13:11 / 10:13 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ok2020phgk. Unique identifier: ok2020phgk.
The epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Perry (c. 5 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Perry, Watonga, Enid (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km NNE of Ames, Oklahoma.
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