A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Guthrie in Oklahoma. Id of earthquake: us20003j0x. Event ids that are associated: us20003j0x. The temblor was picked up at 08:47:08 / 8:47 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.3714 West, latitude 35.7751 North, depth = 5 km. Global time and date of event 12/09/15 / 2015-09-12 13:47:08 / September 12, 2015 @ 1:47 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blanchard, Noble, Tecumseh (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km SSE of Guthrie, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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