A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma on Friday. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:50:15 / 6:50 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10003jxl. Event ids that are associated: us10003jxl. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/10/15 / 2015-10-02 23:50:15 / October 2, 2015 @ 11:50 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -97.2682° West, 36.2577° North, depth 5 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Edmond, Blackwell, Enid (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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