A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma on Thursday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:48:09 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us100031zg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100031zg. Global time and date of event 13/08/15 / 2015-08-13 14:48:09 / August 13, 2015 @ 2:48 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.15 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.39 West, latitude 35.7455 North, depth = 6.15 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 13 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blanchard, Tecumseh, Noble (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. 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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