A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us10003l1c. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003l1c. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/10/15 / 2015-10-07 22:38:59 / October 7, 2015 @ 10:38 pm. The temblor was reported at 17:38:59 / 5:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -97.4543 West, latitude 36.3642 North, depth = 5 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 38 km (24 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Cushing (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cushing, Guthrie, Blackwell (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourty-seven 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. 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: 17 km WNW of Perry, Oklahoma.
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