A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/09/15 / 2015-09-13 03:34:23 / September 13, 2015 @ 3:34 am. Exact location of earthquake, -97.4213° West, 35.5944° North, depth 4.923 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.923 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:34:23 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20003j7m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003j7m.
The epicenter was 17 km (10 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearby 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 Chickasha, Cushing, Stillwater.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km SE of Edmond, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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