A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Chickasha in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, depth 8.757774353 km, -97.84545898° West, 35.02229309° North. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:31:13 / 1:31 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/01/21 / 2021-01-01 01:31:13 / January 1, 2021 @ 1:31 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.757774353 km (5 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2021aada. Id of event: ok2021aada.
Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Lawton (c. 96 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Choctaw, Piedmont, Lawton. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km ESE of Chickasha, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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