A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Marshall in Oklahoma. The temblor was reported at 03:55:59 / 3:55 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ok2020qawm. Event ids that are associated: us6000bffm, ok2020qawm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.265035391 km (1 miles). Exact location, longitude -97.66975403° West, latitude 36.15690613° North, depth = 1.265035391 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 03:55:59 / August 16, 2020 @ 3:55 am UTC/GMT.
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 Watonga, El Reno, Yukon. Event epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bethany (c. 19 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 3 km W of Marshall, Oklahoma.
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