A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.83 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.5559 West, latitude 36.3176 North, depth = 4.83 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:29:26 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10003ksr. Event ids that are associated: us10003ksr. Global time and date of event 06/10/15 / 2015-10-06 21:29:26 / October 6, 2015 @ 9:29 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Piedmont, Edmond, Ponca City. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days seven hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 24 km W of Perry, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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