A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Chandler in Oklahoma. Id of earthquake: us100030tv. Event ids that are associated: us100030tv. Exact location of event, depth 5.52 km, -96.8886° West, 35.6033° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/08/15 / 2015-08-09 03:28:39 / August 9, 2015 @ 3:28 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.52 km (3 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:28:39 / 10:28 pm (local time epicenter).
Close 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 Newcastle, Holdenville, Noble. Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 10 km S of Chandler, Oklahoma.
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