A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Guthrie in Oklahoma. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003682. Id of event: us10003682. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/08/15 / 2015-08-31 01:04:03 / August 31, 2015 @ 1:04 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.35 km (3 miles). Exact location, longitude -97.3672° West, latitude 35.7549° North, depth = 5.35 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:04:03 / 8:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Blanchard, Noble, Tecumseh (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and eleven 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: 14 km SSE of Guthrie, Oklahoma.
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