A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.506 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -97.3785 West, latitude 35.7444 North, depth = 5.506 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10002mqz. Unique identifier: us10002mqz. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/07/15 / 2015-07-01 05:53:01 / July 1, 2015 @ 5:53 am. The temblor was detected at 00:53:01 / 12:53 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blanchard, Tecumseh, Noble (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 13 km NE of Edmond, Oklahoma.
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