A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. Id of earthquake: us20002vq0. Event ids that are associated: us20002vq0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.32 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -97.3761° West, 35.7554° North, depth 5.32 km. Global time and date of event 07/07/15 / 2015-07-07 10:53:12 / July 7, 2015 @ 10:53 am UTC/GMT. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:53:12 / 5:53 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Blanchard, Noble, Tecumseh.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days sixty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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