A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma on Thursday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:59:41 / 8:59 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100031xr. Id of event: us100031xr. Exact location, longitude -97.4612° West, latitude 35.7507° North, depth = 6.86 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/08/15 / 2015-08-13 13:59:41 / August 13, 2015 @ 1:59 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.86 km (4 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecumseh, Blanchard, Noble (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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